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13 Sep 2012

Take One Action Film Festival’s artistic director names the films he'd save at the end of the world

Blood in the Mobile (Frank Poulsen, 2011) ‘Docs are vital in my world. Because dramas take longer to make, docs are often more current, so I know I can influence the story. And often the people involved are jaw-droppingly courageous. None more so, or…

Take One Action Film Festival 2012 returns to Glasgow and Edinburgh

16 Aug 2012

Groundbreaking festival to open with Martin Scorsese produced film and features workshops and Q&As

Returning to Glasgow and Edinburgh for the fifth year in a row, the Take One Action Film Festival’s aim is as much to celebrate great work that is being done around the world to fight injustice, as it is to provoke audiences to get up and do something…

Take One Action! Film Festival

15 Sep 2009

Anybody who has a poster of Theo Angelopolous’s The Weeping Meadow up on his wall is unlikely to ignore the aesthetics of film. But Take One Action organiser Simon Bateson also wants “to get bums off seats as well”. He wants the viewer watching various…