The Refuge (Short Film)

L’Etrange Film Festival – Paris 2018

Official Selection – The Woman’s Film Festival Philadelphia 2018

Social Machinery Film Festival 2017 – Best Social Analysis Award

Silencio – David Lynch Screening

Director Maria Milan

Director of Photography Adrian Wolfson

Starring Lujza Richter Hugo, Demi Hannah Scott

The Refuge tells the story of four girls living in a women’s aid centre. The film is a protest to the current crisis in Britain that these institutions are facing due to government cuts. The film features the actress Lujza Richter Hugo known for her role as “Princess Mona Braganza” in “Phantom Thread” by Paul Thomas Anderson; and the international model Demi Hannah Scott known for her constant work at SHOWstudio with Nick Knife, her worldwide campaign for Uniqlo, Fenty Puma and so on. With an all-female cast and a directed by Maria Millan, The Refuge aims to call attention in gender disparity in the filmmaking industry, as well as yo fight for women’s rights.