The Refuge Project is a multimedia chronicle of human stories from the European Refugee Crisis, focused on humanity and hope. Created and led by Matthew K. Firpo, an international team of photographers and filmmakers spent four weeks on location in Greece, documenting individual stories from the largest worldwide forced migration since World War II.
A MAGNA CARTA Special Project.
Directed by MATTHEW K. FIRPO
Executive Produced by MAXIMILIAN GUEN
Produced by MATTEO ZEVI, HARIS KATSIGIANNIS, ROSANNA BACH & MATTHEW K. FIRPO
Cinematography by JAKE SANER
Edited by STEPHEN MICHAEL SIMON
Sound Design & Mix by SEAN HIGGINS
Color by JOSH BOHOSKEY @ The Mill
Original Score by SHANE CARRUTH
Project Photography by ELLIOT ROSS, ROSANNA BACH, & MATTHEW K. FIRPO
We're forever grateful to everyone who trusted us to share their stories. All interviews were filmed on-location in Greece.
To learn more about the making of the film, watch the BEHIND THE SCENES featurette that chronicles the team’s experiences working abroad.
All Images © Matthew K. Firpo