The UK’s leading global change film festival returns for its 12th edition, with a diverse line-up celebrating our common humanity and our power – individual and collective – to bring about a kinder, fairer, more sustainable world.

This year’s programme is brimming with stories of solidarity, perseverance and defiance. Take a seat. Take a stand. For full details visit

Take One Action is an ad-free festival: please take your seats in the cinema at the advertised start time. All screenings are followed by discussions.

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Films in this Season

Image for Anbessa (N/C 12+)
25 September

Anbessa (N/C 12+)

​This lyrical documentary follows a young boy with creativity, imagination and sharp wit

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23 September

Ghost Fleet (N/C 15+)

What does modern-day slavery look like, and are we complicit in perpetuating it?

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22 September

Midnight Traveler (N/C 12+)

This documentary captures moments of beauty and poetry – and the love shared between a family on the run.

Image for Scheme Birds + Q&A (N/C 15+)
24 September

Scheme Birds + Q&A (N/C 15+)

We are delighted to be welcoming one of the film’s producers, Ruth Reid, in conversation after the film.

Image for Sorry We Missed You + Paul Laverty Q&A (N/C 15+)
28 September

Sorry We Missed You + Paul Laverty Q&A (N/C 15+)

Followed by a Q&A with writer Paul Laverty.

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