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    Jayu Speaks with Amar Wala on Oct. 30th

    Five men have spent nearly 30 years combined in Canadian prisons. None of them has seen the evidence against them. None of them has been charged with a crime. Join Amar Wala, Toronto-based director of Secret Trial 5, as he chats about his newest film and Security Certificates – a tool that allows for indefinite […]

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    Join us as a sponsor in 2014!

    Jayu offers some exciting opportunities to get involved this year on a much deeper level. By investing in Jayu, you gain closer access not only to our festival, but also to the remarkable people that will help make this year possible. From local and international filmmakers and authors to refugees and camp survivors, we promise […]

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    2014 Film Festival Dates Announced!

 JAYU ANNOUNCES 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL DATES AND VENUE TORONTO – Fresh off relocating its offices to the Centre for Social Innovation in downtown Toronto, Jayu announces that its third annual Human Rights Film Festival will take place from December 5 to 7, 2014 once again at […]

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Freedom Redefined

Since our first year of operation as the North Korean Human Rights Film Festival in 2012, we at Jayu have had the honour of working with HanVoice. The Toronto-based organization helps resettle North Korean refugees in Canada and advocates for improved human rights in North Korea. HanVoice has partnered with Jayu several times, co-presenting the […]

2013 year in review

A Year in Review

**** On the other side of the river, they hide for their lives. If they didn’t hear whispers of it before they fled, they had to believe – sheerly out of desperation – that life was better. It had to be better. Somewhere else. Determination and strength often manifest themselves in the most desperate of […]


The Merits of Clicktivism

On April 15, 2014, 276 girls were kidnapped from a school in the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok, located in Borno State. An Islamic extremist group called Boko Haram has taken responsibility for the kidnapping. If this is the first time you’re hearing about this, don’t blame yourself. This story was largely overshadowed by the […]

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