The Afterlight with Charlie Shakleton

The Afterlight with Charlie Shackleton

classified PG

Reframing Film


Please note: This was screened in July 2022

Charlie Shackleton
82 mins, 2021, UK
Primary language

An immersive cinematic collage assembled from early 20th century Cinema, The Afterlight documents the physical presence of over three hundred actors who are no longer alive and must reconcile themselves to a life lived solely through the performances they committed to celluloid.

This ghostly atmosphere is reflected in the materiality of the work itself; as only a single 35mm print exists, each projection gradually yields itself to an organic cycle of deterioration and death...

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