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Fall Independent Film Series – Refuge
September 15, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers connects documentary filmmakers and their impactful work with audiences throughout the South. The Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) is proud to be one of 12 selected Southern communities and the only Mississippi Screening Partner for the 2022 Fall Southern Circuit Tour!
From September through November, the BPAC will present three films free of charge to the community. Along with a screening of the film, the filmmakers are made available to the local community for workshops and discussions. The filmmakers also conduct a Q&A with audiences immediately following the film screening to discuss the film, its subject, and their work.
Screenings begin September 15 with Refuge. A feature documentary that is set in the most diverse square mile in America—Clarkston, Georgia—and follows a Syrian Kurd, a former Klansman, and a town of refugees who seek belonging in a country that blames them for its problems. Ultimately, Refuge uncovers what is possible when we leave the security of our