Justice Film Festival

An international film festival focusing on social justice through the lens of faith. Our event happens alongside The Justice Conference, an annual gathering that educates, inspires and connects a generation to a shared concern for the vulnerable and oppressed.

February 23, 2014

The Downtown Independent

Los Angeles, California

Ticket Information:

  • Festival Admission: $39.00
  • VIP Admission: $59.00
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Films

Rising From Ashes

Director: T.C. Johnstone

Competing in a white man's sport, reserved for the privileged, a rag tag group of cyclists coached by the first American to ride in the Tour de France, are transformed into a powerful symbol of hope for a country recovering from one of the world's most devastating genocides.

Blood Brother

Director: Steve Hoover

A young man from a fractured family and a troubled past, went traveling through India without a plan. Then he met a group of HIV positive children living in an orphanage—a meeting that changed everything for him.

A Place At The Table

Director: Kristi Jacobson

A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.

The Pink Room

Director: Joel Sadvos

After selling herself at fourteen to a brothel inside her home town of Svay Pak, Mien takes an undesired path all over Cambodia for the remainder of her teenage life.

IMBA Means Sing

Director: Danielle Bernstein

There are 12 million orphans in sub-saharan Africa. Every year, thousands audition for the African Children's Choir—only twenty make the cut. This is their story!

UnDivided

UnDivided is the hope-filled, challenging, and inspiring true story of how an Evangelical church and a public high school forged an unlikely friendship - initiating a beautiful transformation for both the school and faith communities.

Never A Neverland

Director: Ricky Norris

The Kingdom of Swaziland hosts the highest rate of HIV/AIDS in the world, leaving 1/3 of its population orphaned or vulnerable. NEVER A NEVERLAND documents the reality of a kingdom moving towards extinction and the hope of a people to ensure it never becomes a ‘Neverland’.

Tiharu

Director: MD Neely

It is quickly becoming the most populated country in the world, but India holds a dark secret. Men and women who make their homes in the poor villages throughout the central region are forced to make decisions that no parents should ever have to make. Sell a child into slavery or watch your children starve to death.

Skid Row

Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Skid Row is a 50-block community that over 4,000 people call their home. Jubilee Project spent a day in Skid Row asking people on the streets one question: what is your dream?

The Drop Box

One winter, a South Korean pastor finds a baby on the church steps, and decides to build a “drop box” to rescue future foundlings. This inspiring story takes place after the box was first installed and documents the incredible changes that take place.

My Neighbourhood

When a Palestinian boy loses half of his home to Israeli settlers in East Jerusalem, he joins his community in a campaign of nonviolent protests. Efforts to put a quick end to the demonstrations are foiled when scores of Israelis choose to stand by the residents' side.

Seven Days of Change

Get inside the lives of people affected by the world’s most compelling causes; witness the Sevenly team, a stylish Southern California company race the clock to implement a life changing solution for a deserving charity every seven days.

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Judges

Schedule

11:00 AMIMBA Means Sing
11:30 AM50 People 1 Question: Skid Row
11:45 AMTiharu
12:20 PMA Place At The Table
2:00 PMMy Neighbourhood
2:45 PMUndivided
4:00 PMNever A Neverland
5:15 PMSeven Days Of Change
5:45 PMBlood Brother
7:20 PMThe Pink Room
8:30 PMRising From Ashes
10:00 PMThe Drop Box