Daniel Mulloy’s 20-minute short film “Home,” now screening in UK cinemas, is a deeply felt look at the issues many refugees face, released to coincide with UNHCR’s World Refugee Day.
“How we behave under stress is an indicator of who we are as individuals, as communities and as a nation,” Mulloy tells Short of the Week. “We know that there is an extreme humanitarian crisis going on. Sixty million people have been forced to flee their homes because of conflict and persecution – the highest number since the second world war. From here in the UK those sixty million can seem distant. With ‘Home’ we wanted to create a very human snapshot and show how despite the horror – our greatest strengths of love and connection, often remain.”
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