The videos in this archive feature the work of Canadian Jesuits International and of our partners in the Global South. Some of them also appear on other pages of the CJI website. They are gathered here for convenience of access and are organized chronologically in two categories: those produced by or for CJI and those produced by our partners and made available here with permission.

CJI videos

(2016, 6:28 minutes)

See excerpts from a talk by Fr Endashaw Debrework SJ, Regional Director of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Eastern Africa, in Toronto on 29 November 2016; includes photos of refugee life in East Africa, taken by Miriam Lopez-Villegas.

(2016, 14:26 minutes)

Features excerpts from an talk by Fr Tom Smolich SJ, International Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS), in Toronto on 12 April 2016.

(2015, 5:08 minutes)

Hear excerpts from a panel discussion hosted by CJI on 1 December 2015 about how humanitarian workers and agencies are responding to the needs of refugees and internally displaced persons fleeing the war in Syria.

(2015, 0:30 minutes)

Produced for CJI by Salt+Light TV. Highlights the need to assist victims of the earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April 2015.

Partners' videos

(2021, 16:50 minutes)

Produced by JRS Colombia. Millions of Venezuelans have left their homes to start over, but the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic and the political tension to manage the crisis have been an obstacle in their way. The social panorama has left them only one option: to walk in search of a new home. The challenges of the road are not easy and vulnerability is on the surface. This is the story of those who throw themselves on the road in body and spirit, of those who escape as tradition and resistance, and of those who build paths to hope with initiatives of fraternity.

(2020, 4:00 minutes)

Produced by Comparte. COMPARTE network commits to generate economic alternatives in impoverished rural and peri-urban contexts in 11 Latin American countries. Watch the experience of the Yomol A´Tel cooperative group in Chiapas (Mexico) and its impact on improving the living conditions of small producers. The multiactor work model, promoted by COMPARTE, highlighting the role of universities, is essential to promote alternatives that contribute to social and environmental justice.

(2019, 4:55 minutes)

Produced by Comparte. In this video, members of Comparte network talk about the benefits of sharing resources and techniques with one another to research and implement alternative socio-economic models in their respective countries. Though each organization is primarily concerned with its own local issues, together they frame these issues in the larger Latin American context for purposes of solidarity and momentum.

(2019, 7:38 minutes)

Produced by Xavier Network. Together with other members of the Xavier Network, Canadian Jesuits International (CJI) is working with Jesuit Service for the Pan-Amazon Region (SJPAM) and Fe y Alegría (FyA) International Educational Network to raise awareness about ecological and social justice issues and to promote intercultural and bilingual education in the Amazon region.

(2016, 5:38 minutes)

Produced by Irish Jesuit Missions and Swansong Films. Interviews Fr Mourad Abou Seif SJ about the ongoing work of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) in Aleppo, Syria, and shows the work of JRS in providing food, health care, psychosocial support and education to displaced Syrians of all faiths.

(2016, 12:25 minutes)

Produced by Jesuit Refugee Service – Mercy in Motion. Narrated by refugees themselves, this video shows that refugees not only seek safety and understanding but also educational opportunities so that they can grow and contribute to society.

(2015, 26:00 minutes)

Produced by Kasisi Agricultural Training Centre (KATC) in Zambia. Promotes the benefits of organic agriculture.