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Last Look: New AfterImage Film Festival

Aug 20, 2019 01:42PM ● By Hannah Ott

Lost in Paris by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon – Denver Film Festival Rare Pearl Award (image source: AfterImage Trailer)

TriCities Magazine - The 1st annual AfterImage Film Festival will be in the TriCities this September 26-29. It’s the first-ever film festival that includes all three cities.

Pickle by Amy Nicholson – 2016 Florida Film Festival Best Documentary Short (Image source: AfterImage Trailer)

See a vast array of films, each creating its own visual experience through the art of cinematography – even stop motion and sand art. The images, along with engaging storylines, will have audiences captivated.

Guaxuma by Nara Normande is made of sand and other materials. The stop-motion piece tells a story of friendship. It was the SXSW Grand Jury Prize Winner this year. (Image source: AfterImage Trailer)

Films include feature length and shorts, narratives, documentaries, American independents and foreign language titles. Please note that some films are intended for mature audiences of 18 years of age or older. 

The pre-show will be at Classic Cinemas Charlestowne 18. Visit to learn about film selections and participating theatres. Purchase tickets now through August.

Summer 1993 by Carla Simón tells the story of six-year-old Frida, who learns to reconnect after her mother’s passing. (Image source: AfterImage trailer)

There will also be a “Trailer Extravaganza” on August 23 at Geneva’s Playhouse 38. It will give audiences a sneak peak at the films with engaging previews. Content is suitable for all ages. Beer and wine will be available at the event.

View the official trailer, created by Trevor Hollis, on Follow the link of search “Official Trailer - AfterImage Film Festival (2019).”

All Inclusive by Corina Schwingruber Ilic is a documentary about “mass entertainment on the high seas.” It premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. (Sources: AfterImage Trailer,


About AfterImage: AfterImage is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which seeks to present “high-profile, critically-acclaimed films to passionate audiences.” Founded by devoted members of the Geneva Film Society, it will embrace the art of film throughout the TriCities. The organization values diversity, integrity, sustainability, excellence and community. 

Source:, Andrew Carlin, Trevor Hollis/ for trailer images