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30 Days to Save UNRWA

UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine, has never been more needed. And it has never been more vulnerable. We follow Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner General of UNWRA, as he deals with crisis after crisis.

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Central Asia: The Call of ISIS

According to Russian news reports, the suspects in the Moscow concert hall attack were from Tajikistan. Islamic State has launched a major recruitment aimed at militants from Tajikistan and other central Asian countries. Why are so many young people there turning to ISIS?

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Hezbollah Inc

By 2008, the US Drug Enforcement Administration had gathered enough evidence to prove that Hezbollah had transformed itself from a military and political organization into an international crime syndicate earning up to $1 billion a year from drug and weapons trafficking, money laundering and other criminal activities. 'Project Cassandra' was the ambitious, top-secret project to stop them.

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News & Awards

Spring 2024 Update! Festival success and critical acclaim for our films in 2024

Festival Selections for The Click Trap, Phantom Parrot, Tax Wars, Lie To Me and more…

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October Festival Update: Success for The Mind Game, Green Warriors, and Greenwashing: The Climate Killer

Festival updates for the month of October including successes for The Mind Game, Green Warriors, and Greenwashing: The Climate Killer.

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Recent Festival Success for Femicidio, Poison(s), Spanton vs the French Police, Las Abogadas and more!

We’ve seen great success for our films at festivals this Spring. Congrats to the filmmakers and everyone involved. We are so proud to bring these brilliant films to a wide audience across the globe.

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About Us

Java Films is a documentary distribution company that specialises in geo-political investigations and TV documentaries. At Java, we’re passionate about stories that explain the big issues of tomorrow. We pride ourselves on our strong, personal relationships with our producers and clients and place this at the centre of everything we do

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Apocalypse Rwanda

The Rwandan genocide of 1994 was not an outbreak of collective madness but the culmination of decades of planning, deeply entrenched in the legacies of European racism and colonialism.

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The Body Politic

In a city overwhelmed by violence, the only thing worth fighting for is peace.

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El Salvador: Maras, Mega Prisons & ‘The World’s Coolest Dictator’

We gained exclusive access to the world's biggest and toughest prison in El Salvador. Fifteen thousand prisoners are locked up here, most of whom will never leave alive.

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