Fragments of hundreds of films from around the world bring together an ensemble cast of actors with one thing in common: each is no longer alive. Together, they contend with a fragile existence lived solely through these traces of their work.
The Afterlight itself exists as a single 35mm film print. Further eroding every time it screens, the film is a living document of its life in circulation. Eventually it will disappear entirely.
Charlie Shackleton is one of the best proponents of archive material working in documentary, having made such interesting works as Beyond Clueless and Fear Itself, amongst many others. Original cinematography by Robbie Ryan.
There will be a post screening conversation with Charlie Shackleton.