Din Blankenship
Din blankenship

Din Blankenship is an architectural designer turned filmmaker based in Birmingham, AL. Her first documentary, REFUGE premiered at DOC NYC in 2021 where it was awarded Special Mention in the U.S. Competition and was a nominee for the Grand Jury Prize. Since its world premiere, REFUGE has won numerous film festival awards including Best Documentary Feature. Prior to filmmaking, Din worked in architecture for over a decade. She has a Masters in Architecture with High Distinction from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia. In 2021, Din founded Late Bloomer Films and is in pre-production on 'Love, Your Birth Mom,' a feature length documentary that follows several women with unplanned pregnancies who are considering adoption. Each will ultimately decide whether to raise their children or place them into the arms of another family.


  • Refuge Trailer