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I escaped from North Korea 9 years ago as a starving teenager. Since then I’ve tried my best to adapt to modern society. My name is Jake Park. *Date/Time (EST)**: NOV 28 2:00PM
Jayu’s Human Rights Film Festival exists to provide a platform for those connected to human rights issues to have a voice and share their stories. Whether it’s an individual who has suffered human rights abuses or an artist that is connected to the issue, we want to become the leading interlocutor between the issue and […]
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 […]
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 […]
**** 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 […]