Set in 2020, a brewing cyberwar between the US and Iran puts Sonia, a young Iranian refugee, at risk of deportation. Her only escape may come at a greater price than she’s willing to pay.

World Premiere — Tribeca Film Festival
Official Selection — SXSW Film Festival
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Starring: Nikohl Boosheri & Camyar Chai
Written & Directed by: Mohammad Gorjestani
Produced by: Malcolm Pullinger
Co-Produced by: Daniel Lafrentz & Mohammad Gorjestani
Director of Photography: Mike Gioulakis
Production Designer: Matt Thompson
Edited by: Malcolm Pullinger
Post Production: Berke Creative
Executive Producer from ITVS: Sally Jo Fifer

“REFUGE” is an excellently made film, capturing so many nuances and questions by just hinting at them…like the best sci-fi this is very much about the present and not some kind of distant future

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