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Refugee Film Festival, 

Georgia Southern University, Mountainfilm on Tour-Savannah and Lutheran Services of Georgia have teamed up to host the Refugee Film Festival tomorrow in the Ogeechee Theatre on the Armstrong Campus in Savannah. The free event includes one of the best documentaries out there “50 Feet from Syria”. The film follows Syrian-American surgeon Hisham Bismar as he travels to the Turkish-Syrian border to volunteer operating on victims from the Syrian civil war. See more.

Our sincere apologies regarding last week’s announcement of the Governor’s Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast. Melissa Goodman also shared in the award along with Ric Reitz, Wilbur Fitzgerald and Shay Bentley-Griffin. The story was adjusted to reflect the source of the press release and complete information. We will have more on the event and pictures soon. 

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