THE JAVA FILMS COLLECTION
Java Films is one of Europe's leading independent distributors with major stakes in making their critical films widely seen and accessible to everyone. Java Films have made it their core and critical priority to make their meaningful films accessible to everyone.
'Beyond The Grace Note' looks at the struggles and problems that many of the most famous female conductors in the world have had to face pursuing their chosen profession
With its exquisite natural beauty and emphasis on ‘Gross National Happiness’ Bhutan seems like a model for the rest of the world. But behind this idyllic façade there lies a more complex reality
The speed at which the Taliban have retaken Afghanistan has taken everyone by surprise. How could it happen? What went wrong with ‘the good war’? And what comes next? Graeme Smith returns to Afghanistan to see if there is hope for peace.
In 2013, we interviewed Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he described confronting a society immobilised by authoritarian abuses. At the time, he had no idea that he was going to spend seven years between four walls, under constant surveillance.
We often ask ourselves, how can I contribute to a more sustainable society? 'Eat, Grow, Love' travels across the globe to find that permaculture could well hold some of the answers.
What happens when your wildest dreams come true? From living on a garbage dump, a philanthropist builds them a house and farm. Shot over the course of seven years, ‘Clean Hands’ is an award-winning account of family, extreme poverty and the hope and innocence of children.
Filmed over a year in twelve different locations, this film profiles the year when everything changed. Stories of hope, despair, and a feeling that everyone has had to face: the sense of our own mortality. Twelve intimate portraits from twelve places in a fragile world.
Every year, over 100,000 Mexicans living in the USA are deported. Many have grown up in America. Some can’t even speak Spanish. In a matter of days they are torn away from their loved ones and escorted across the border. Unable to return home or appeal their deportation.
Every day teenagers who have fled their war-torn countries try to cross Europe’s borders in search of a better life. They travel through a shadow world of minefields, bears, fast-flowing rivers, smugglers and border guards, desperately trying to win 'the game’.
2022 marks the 500 year anniversary of Magellan and Elcano’s landmark circumnavigation of the globe - an incredible three year voyage that opened the gateway to the modern age. In charting our world, they opened the door to man’s next challenge: the journey into space.
How is it possible that North Korea, one of the poorest countries on earth finances a nuclear weapons programme large enough to challenge the USA? The answer: Bureau 39.
To China, it’s a breakaway province that must return to the fold. To its 24 million inhabitants, it’s a sovereign state. Now that Hong Kong has been brought into line, Taiwan remains determined to stand up as a vibrant, young democracy. But it won’t be easy…
We follow the lives of four members of the Lebanese Christian elite. In one of the world´s most politically unstable countries, they are the last representatives of a golden age they are reluctant to give up
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