Documentaries to engage the world.

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The Fantasy Makers: Faith in Imagination. A documentary that examines the profound impact that fantasy pioneers C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and George MacDonald have made on popular culture to this day.

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WINNER – Best Feature Documentary
Real to Reel Film Festival, Winnipeg, Canada – 2017

WINNER – Gold Award – Best Documentary
World Documentary Awards,
Bali, Indonesia – 2016

FINALIST – Best Documentary
Views of the World Music & Film Festival, Montreal, Canada – 2016

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LIVE AT THE WEST END - An Evening of Story, Song and Friendship

The creative collaboration of Steve Bell and Malcolm Guite is sure to nourish your soul in and evening of poetry, song and everything in between. Coming soon to DVD / Blu-Ray!



A WWI documentary that examines the relevance of a war that happened a hundred years ago for a new generation of Canadians.  Refuge welcomes Jenny NG-Turner (Producer) and Andrew Forbes (Director of Photography) onto the production team. Begins shooting in Manitoba and Ontario July 2015.

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Gold Remi Award – Houston Worldfest International Film Festival 2015
Best Feature Documentary – Real to Reel Film Festival 2015
Best International Documentary – Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase 2015
Nominated WMIFF Award – World Music & Independent Film Festival 2015
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“The world needs a break. Somewhere to go where a message of hope can be found and strength reclaimed. A refuge.”

Andrew Wall

Founder, Refuge 31 Films

Welcome to Refuge 31 Films

Refuge 31 Films is a Canadian production company focused on making meaningful documentary-television. We strive to make films that inspire, educate and engage.

Our latest documentary, The Last Objectors, recently won Best Feature at the Winnipeg Real to Real Film Festival, picked up a Gold Award at the World Documentary Awards in Indonesia, won a Silver Humanitarian Award at the World Humanitarian Awards and screened at the Views of the World Festival in Montreal where it was nominated for Best Documentary. Along with the multiple projects in production, it’s been a great start to 2017.

Check out our Projects page or Recent News to find out what else happening at Refuge.

Our Projects

Most recent film projects by Refuge 31

News & Updates

The production and screening journal of Refuge 31

Last Stop to Armageddon to premiere in Brandon

Refuge 31 Films is excited to be premiering Last Stop To Armageddon at the Evans Theatre in Brandon, April 9th at 2pm. The theatre is located on the Brandon University Campus. The film will be then screening in Manitoba classrooms throughout the 2017/2018 school year....

Refuge 31 Films wins Best Feature Documentary

Refuge 31 is honoured to have taken home the Best Feature Documentary Award last night at the Winnipeg Real to Real Film Festival for its film The Last Objectors. Congrats to Writer/Director Andrew Wall, Director of Photography Markus Henkel, Producer Kyle Bornais,...

REFUGE 31 FILMS – Open Casting Call

Refuge 31 Films has multiple television projects filming in 2017 and is looking for actors between the ages of 8 and 80 years of age, both male and female. Please send headshot (selfies - mobile pics are acceptable) and updated BIO/CV with contact information to...

Two films to screen at Real to Reel 2017

Refuge 31 is thrilled to announce that both The Last Objectors and Steve Bell & Malcolm Guite - Live at the West End have been selected to screen at the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film Festival this February. Entering its 7th season, the Winnipeg Real to Reel Film...

Last Objectors Wins Gold at World Documentary Awards

Refuge 31 is honored and delighted to close 2016 out with an award announcement: The Last Objectors has won a Gold Award at the World Documentary Awards in Indonesia. World Documentary Awards is the sister festival of the World Film Awards. By establishing this...

Last Objectors to screen at Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Refuge 31 is honoured to have its documentary film, The Last Objectors, screening at The Canadian Museum for Human Rights on November 26th at 2pm. Director Andrew Wall will be attending along with some of the conscientious objectors profiled in the film for a Q&A...