Motherland
Ellen Evans | 2019
Jamaica, United Kingdom | 22 min | 12+ years | English with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Screened as part of TOAFF21

A poignant account of two young men forcibly returned to Jamaica after a lifetime in Britain, alongside the story of a Windrush-generation man denied re-entry to the UK.

The Roots Weaver
Fernando Saldivia Yáñez | 2020
Chile | 16 min | 5+ years | No dialogue | Closed Captions

Screened as part of TOAFF21

A poetic observation of the indigenous Yaghan art of grass-weaving as developed in Chile, The Roots Weaver embeds this intergenerational process into the aural and visual textures that sustain it. […]

The Return
Eriberto Gualinga | 2021
Ecuador | 17 min | 8+ years | Amazonian Kichwa with English subtitles | Closed Captions

Screened as part of TOAFF21

A family in the Ecuadorian Amazon is spending lockdown in the relative safety of the jungle. As they reconnect with dormant ancestral knowledge, away from the distractions of modern life, their affinity with nature begins to flourish.

On the Line
Alex Gohari, Léo Mattei | 2020
France | 68 min | 12+ years | English, Spanish with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF21

Life on the other side of the border.

Luchadora
River Finlay | 2013
Mexico, United States | 12 min | 12+ years | Spanish with English subtitles | Subtitles

Luna Magica, a Mexican wrestling star, struggles to keep her status in the all-star professional league and make ends meet as a single mum.

Carne (Flesh)
Camila Kater | 2019
Brazil, Spain | 12 min | Portuguese with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Five women, each at a different stage of their life, share experiences about their relationships to their bodies and how others perceive them in this powerfully intimate mixed-media animated documentary.

Part of the ‘Poetry Workshop’ programme.

Radio Silence
Juliana Fanjul | 2019
Mexico, Switzerland | 76 min | 15+ years | Spanish with English subtitles | Closed CaptionsSubtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF20

Portrait of unstoppable Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui as she fights misinformation, corruption and violent threats to press freedom.