Celebrate five years of arts and human rights programming with our team and volunteers following the Opening Night Screening of Don't Tell Anyone.
*Note: the only way to gain entry is with purchase of a ticket to our Opening Night Screening.
With catering from Momofuku.
Clouds Over Sidra
9 MINUTES | 2015 | IN FOCUS: SYRIA, JORDAN | FILMMAKER(S): GABO ARORA, BARRY POUSMAN
Meet Sidra. This charming 12-year-old girl will guide you through her temporary home: The Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan. Zaatari is home to 130,000 Syrians fleeing violence and war, and children make up half the camp's population. In this lyrical VR film, Sidra leads you through her daily life: Eating, sleeping, learning and playing in the vast desert city of tents.
Festival Opening of iAM Exhibition
JAYU’s iAM Gallery explores the vital relationship between arts mentorship and the creation of afe spac essential to sharing our personal stories.
This year, JAYU collaborated with 19 Toronto-based artists to provide mobile photography workshops to 25 youth from Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. As artistic skills began to develop, so did our trust in one another. By creating safe spaces, we were able to explore the concept of home and how we define it.