As American forces and aid leave Afghanistan, Afghan-American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi crafts an intimate portrait of two awe-inspiring women: Nilofar, a member of parliament, and Shakila, a television journalist.
Celebrate Refugee Festival Scotland with food, film & community
The wildly inspirational story of Mariam Shaar – an intrepid social entrepreneur using food to heal the wounds of war in the world’s oldest refugee camp, Burl El Barajneh
The life, death and impact of Pakistan’s working-class icon Qandeel Baloch, killed in 2016 after becoming a social media celebrity. This film tells Qandeel’s story through her own videos and media appearances.
When a Yemeni boy finds a key to the empty mansion down the street, he lets himself and his imagination run wild in the big house.
In a Middle Eastern war zone, a gardener defies the violence and destruction around her by growing a lemon garden, filling her home with life and beauty.
Two DJs from Iran must decide if they will give up their homeland for their music.
Where do our discarded clothes end up? A fascinating yarn unravels on a journey across Northern India.
Join us after the film as we explore the legacy of civil disobedience and community organising in Palestine, alongside the role of international solidarity movements. We are delighted to be […]
In an isolated Himalayan village, two teenage boys witness the arrival of the first TV sets.
An Iraqi refugee bides his time in immigration limbo by creating exquisitely detailed dioramas.
Immediately after signing an online petition, a Palestinian man is thrown into a spiral of self-doubt.
Tarek was a once a superhero. Can he find his special powers in time for his most important mission?
An unexpected discovery splinters three sisters’ fragile existence.
A Syrian-Armenian girl discovers her father’s plans of leaving the place she had come to call home.
TOAFF18 Closing Film
Recontextualising a revolution: a unique opportunity to re-appraise the history of nonviolent resistance in Palestine from a feminist perspective.
TOAFF18 Closing Film