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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 […]
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TORONTO – Jayu is thrilled to announce the reunion of two North Korean defectors, Lucia Jang and Sungju Lee following the Closing Night screening of Toronto Premiere In Between. In Between, which screens at 8:15 p.m. on Sunday December 7, explores a Korean musician’s legacy in both Koreas, leading […]
NOVEMBER 3, 2014 PRESS RELEASE JAYU ANNOUNCES 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAMME TORONTO – Jayu has announced its programming lineup for its Human Rights Film Festival, happening December 5-7, at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. The opening night film will be the Canadian premiere of First to Fall. Directed by Rachel Beth […]
Join us for an intimate conversation with Lucia Jang and learn firsthand of Lucia’s incredible story growing up and escaping from North Korea. A great opportunity to learn more about Lucia’s new book (written by Susan McClelland), Stars Between the Sun and Moon: One Woman’s Life in North Korea and Escape to Freedom – Born in […]