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Take One Action film festival returns to Scotland

Take One Action film festival returns to Scotland

Scotland’s leading social change film festival returns in September putting the power of the underdog centre stage.

Featuring two UK premieres and 12 Scottish premieres, the event showcases the big issues of the day, from the fight for workers rights, to social inequality and the rising cost of higher education.

Opening film The Price We Pay is an acclaimed new documentary exposing the reality of big business tax avoidance, depriving governments of trillions of dollars in tax revenues by stashing profits in offshore havens.

Documentary Food Chains, narrated by political activist Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon) and produced by Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria, exposes the exploitation of US farm workers while Tigers is inspired by the true story of the baby milk salesman in Pakistan who took on Nestlé and their alleged role in providing babies with formula mixed with dirty water.

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Special guests include prominent Bahraini human rights activist Maryam Al-Khawaja, investigative journalist Joanna Blythman, radical Independence campaigner Cat Boyd and and land rights expert Andy Wightman.

Discussions with the filmmakers, writers, politicians and campaigners will take place at each screening, furthering the group's mission to prove that "cinematic experiences can inspire lasting change".

"We want people to feel empowered to help make the world a fairer, more sustainable place by taking practical action alongside others in Scotland," explained festival director Simon Bateson.

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Launching on September 16, films will be screened in Glasgow at the CCA, GFT and Glasgow University and in Edinburgh at the Filmhouse, the Pleasance, Out of the Blue and the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Audiences at the Botanics can also attend two bike powered screenings, including the aptly titled documentary Bikes vs Cars on International No Car Day on September 22.

Further events are planned for Aberdeen and northern Scotland in November.

View the Take One Action! programme here.

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