Refuge

A Film by Sara Logan Hofstein

Synopsis

After her recent move to Vienna as a negotiator with the IAEA, Rachel is overcome by the inherited trauma of her family’s Holocaust past when her life unintentionally intersects with a displaced Syrian refugee family. With guidance from a former refugee, she searches for understanding which could alter her life and destiny.

Director

  • Picture of Sara Logan Hofstein © EuroPacific Films, LLC

    Sara Logan Hofstein

    Sara Hofstein's career behind the camera began with a string of TV series in New York City, including positions on NBC's KINGS in post-production and on ABC’s soap operas in programming, as well as casting seasons 6 and 7 of Food Network's CHOPPED. Sara has been constantly working since then, working in production on Disney's THE LAST SONG and Paramount's MEAN GIRLS 2. Sara was the Business and Legal Affairs Coordinator at Atlas Media Corp, an independent television producer in New York, where she worked on TV shows for E! Entertainment, MTV, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, and more. In 2014, Sara won Best Original Concept at the Williamsburg International Film Festival for her web series ECHO HELIX. Beyond her career in the US, Sara has worked on a number of commercials, shorts, TV series and films in Austria and produced feature films in France including THE ASSIGNMENT 1.0 and KILLING UNCLE ROMAN. She is currently the production manager on Austria’s first animated feature, ROTZBUB. REFUGE is Sara’s directing debut.

Awards + Festivals

  • 27th VIENNA JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vienna, Austria)April 30, 2019

Crew

Director
Sara Logan Hofstein
Screenplay
Michael Hofstein & Sara Logan Hofstein
Producer
Marian Green, Michael Hofstein, Clemens Danzer, Sara Logan Hofstein
Director of Photography
Michael Hofstein
Art Direction
Maria Prock
Sound
Klaus Kellermann
Editor
Gabriel Kaunitz
Sound Design
Trevor Jolly
Music
David Wilde

Cast

Rachel
Katharina Sporrer
Phillipa
Susanne Gschwendtner
Yitzhak
David Wurawa

Details

Running Time
21:37 minutes
Shooting Format
Digital
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1.85:1
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Michael and Marian Hofstein
EuroPacific Films, LLC
195 14th St. NE, TS8
Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
europacificfilms@gmail.com

www.europacificfilms.com

DIRECTOR

Sara Logan Hofstein
1190 Wien, Austria
shinada2@yahoo.com