About The Films



Learning Through Film: Human Rights in Scotland is a unique documentary film based workshop pack, containing 10 workshops each structured around individual short documentary films made by some of Scotland’s most talented filmmakers and artists including Douglas Gordon, Irvine Welsh, and Tilda Swinton. The films are taken from the award winning and BBC screened 2008 feature film ‘The New Ten Commandments’, produced by Lansdowne Productions and Scottish Documentary Institute.




The Right to Life
Directed by Kenny Glenaan

The Right to Freedom of Assembly
Directed by David Graham Scott

The Right to Asylum
Directed by Anna Jones

The Right to Freedom of Expression
Directed by Doug Aubrey

The Right to a Fair Trial
Directed by Sana Bilgrami


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Learning Through Film:

Human Rights in Scotland

Learning Through Film: Human Rights in Scotland Films

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The Right Not to be Tortured

Directed by Douglas Gordon


The Right to Liberty

Directed by  Irvine Welsh and Mark Cousins


The Right to Privacy

Directed by Alice Nelson


The Right Not to be Enslaved

Directed by Nick Higgins


The Right to Freedom of Thought

Directed by Mark Cousins and Tilda Swinton