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.
Best Feature Documentary – Real to Reel Film Festival 2015
Award of Excellence – Accolade Global Film Competition 2015
Nominated Remi Award – Houston Worldfest International Film Festival 2015
Nominated WMIFF Award – World Music & Independent Film Festival 2015
The Last Objectors
The story of Canada’s conscientious objectors of the Second World War. A 44 minute documentary by Refuge 31 Films for CBC and MTS Stories from Home. Produced with The Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives and supported by Heritage Canada.
Film set for release September 2016.
“The world needs a break. Somewhere to go where a message of hope can be found and strength reclaimed. A refuge.”Andrew Wall
Welcome to Refuge 31 Films
We’re a Canadian production company focused on documentary television with a positive message. Refuge is excited to announce that our first feature documentary, Burning Ember: The Steve Bell Journey, has recently picked up a few awards including a Gold Remi Award at Worldfest in Houston, Texas. It was released last year and is currently airing on CBC’s Documentary Channel.
Burning Ember has been a wonderful experience for Refuge and we’ve been honoured to tell this amazing story. We’ve also been honoured by the awards, screenings and world broadcasts. Check out our Projects page or Recent News to find out what else we’ve done and are currently working on.