Take One Action 2021 Film Festival Eden Court 29 -31 October

29 October 2021

Friday 29 - Sunday 31 October   Eden Court  Inverness

Welcome to the 14th edition of the UK’s leading global change film festival!

Our 2021 programme offers a much-needed opportunity to pause and reflect – and to question just how we’ve arrived at the topsy-turvy reality we call our own. To truly build back better, we need to both engage with and dream up different realities. We hope the audience conversations we nurture can inspire our way into a new story: one that centres care, community, equity, accountability and sustainability. So, whether you’re experiencing Take One Action from home or in person…

Take a seat. Take a stand.

Inverness programme

Programme and synopses  as downloadable document

Booking and pricing for Inverness films

Variable pricing applies as for the online festival.  When booking tickets, after you click 'Buy now', ignore the 'Promotional Code' button, and proceed to select your seats on the plan.  As each seat is selected, a range of price options appears.  Select as appropriate.

Opening and closing films

As Scotland gears up to host the UN climate change conference (COP26) in November, we are excited to reveal our opening and closing films. While vastly different in tone and focus, they both scrutinise the intersections of capitalismindustry and climate, helping us reflect on the climate crisis and understand not only how we got here but, just as importantly, how we – as local and global citizens – can build a better future.We look forward to sharing our full programme with you on 19 August and can't wait to welcome you in person and online in the autumn!

Opening filmLiving Proof - Emily Munro, Scotland, 2021  

Was climate change inevitable? Can we break free from a boom-and-bust mentality? Are we able to adapt to ensure a healthy and sustainable future for generations to come? Living Proof dives into Scotland’s film archive to explore the country’s complex relationship to the global climate crisis through film and music.  The film will open our festival in Inverness (Eden Court) on 29 October. While the rest of our September festival line-up will be available online, Living Proof will be exclusively screened in venues – so make sure to grab your ticket when they go on sale on 19 August!

Closing filmThe New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary SequelJoel Bakan & Jennifer Abbott   Canada   2020

Are there any limits to corporate power? From the climate crisis to racial injustice, surging inequality and the rise of the far-right, The New Corporation contrasts the grim realities of companies’ desperation to achieve profit at any cost with the inspiring individuals and movements  fighting for a more sustainable future.  The film will be available online from 22-26 September, and will close our in-person festival in Inverness on  31 October.


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