Haifa Film Festival

Refuge follows day-to-day life in three shelters for domestic violence victims: Mixed (secular), religious/Haredi and Arabic. The film portrays a year in the life of the women residents and shelter staff. It documents a feminine togetherness which, in spite of tough circumstances, produces an empowering, stimulating and inspiring incubator.

Director: Ayelet Dekel

Producer: Ayelet Dekel



Production Company: Ayelet Dekel
Co Producer: Yosef Eliyahu 4
Duration: 61 min.
Date of Release: October 2019
Country of Production: Israel

Shooting Format: 4K
Language: Hebrew, Arabic,

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Human Interest / Social Issues, Newest Arrivals, Personal Stories, Politics, Portrait, Women Stories