Refuge

A cyber attack puts Sonia at risk of being deported, but remaining in the U.S. may come at a greater price than she’s willing to pay.

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Series
FUTURESTATES
Premiere Date
May 1, 2013
Length
23 minutes
Funding Initiative
Digital Series and Special Projects
Director

Mohammad Gorjestani

Mohammad Gorjestani is an Iranian American filmmaker, creative director, and entrepreneur based in San Jose, California. His short film Sayeh premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival and went on to screen at 50 festivals worldwide. He was a recipient of the 2012 KRF Filmmaking Grant from the San Francisco Film Society and a finalist for the Sundance Show more Screenwriters Lab for his feature film in development, Somehow These Days Will Be Missed. Gorjestani is the co-founder and creative director of Volio, a funded consumer media startup. Show less

Producer

Malcolm Pullinger

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The Film

A cyber attack on the United States Immigration database puts Sonia at risk of being deported back to Iran. But remaining in the U.S. may come at a greater price than she’s willing to pay.

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