Afterglow is a sensorial movie about finding the joy of living again.
David discovers that his boyfriend Allen is suffering from depression and, on the course of a day, makes him see the beauty and pleasure of the most mundane things.
Screened at over 30 film festivals, including the 36th Vancouver International Film Festival, 35th Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival, 33th Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival, 30th Out On Film - Atlanta's LGBT Film Festival and
25th Queer Screen - Mardi Gras Film Festival.
Won five awards, including Best National Short Film - Overcome Film Festival and the New Vision Award - Filmworks Film Festival.
36th Vancouver International Film Festival;
35th Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival;
33th Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival;
30th Out On Film - Atlanta's LGBT Film Festival;
25th Queer Screen - Mardi Gras Film Festival;
18th OUT HERE NOW: The Kansas City LGBT Film Festival;
19th QCinema, Fort Worth, Texas;
14th Kinofilm, Manchester International Film Festival;
12th Serile Filmului Gay International Film Festival;
8th Filmworks Film Festival - New Vision Award;
6th West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival – Best Health Theme Award;
8th FM LGBT Film Festival;
6th Leeds Queer Film Festival;
6th STAMPED: Pensacola LGBT Film Festival;
10th Curta Cabo Frio;
4th Festival de Cinema de Caruaru;
4th Canada Shorts - Canadian and International Short Film Festival – Award of Excellence;
Overcome Film Festival – Best National Short Film;
ISENMA – Gold Award;
and several others.
Written and Directed by
Yan Della Torre