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Chris Buckley is a husband, father, veteran, and until recently, a leader in the KKK. He began hating Muslims when the planes hit the Twin Towers on 9/11, but is forced to confront his hate when he receives a text message from Muslim refugee, Dr. Heval Kelli. Heval lives in Clarkston, Georgia, a town that has welcomed refugees from around the world for over 40 years and is known as the most ethnically diverse square mile in America. Clarkston residents have survived persecution in their home countries, and now they find themselves threatened by a new kind of hate - American white nationalism. REFUGE illustrates the roots of hate, its devastating impacts, and ultimately how it can be overcome.

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Din Blankenship


(205) 821-6477

  • Year
  • Runtime
    76 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Midwest Premiere
  • Rating
    Strong Language,Mature Themes
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  • Director
    Erin Bernhardt, Din Blankenship
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
    Erin Bernhardt, Din Blankenship
  • Executive Producer
    Katie Couric, Geralyn Dreyfous, Ted Haddock, Mandi Hart, Dave Hudakoc, Emmanuel Jal, Sabrina Merage Naim, Pat Mitchell, Mary Beth Minnis, Stephen Nemeth, Patty Quillin, Brenda Robinson, Mark Rodgers, Regina K. Scully, Betsy Stahl, Caroline Tucker
  • Cast
    Chris Buckley, Melissa Buckley, Heval Kelli, Amina Osman, Arno Michaelis