Afterschool

Afterschool

Directed by: Antonio Campos

Monday, March 25, 2013

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Presented by Filmmaker Magazine, with writer-director Antonio Campos, producer Sean Durkin (director of Martha Marcy May Marlene) and actor Michael Stuhlbarg (A Serious Man, Boardwalk Empire) in person for a Q&A moderated by Filmmaker writer Brandon Harris. Campos’s new film SIMON KILLER opens Fri Apr 5!

A truly impressive new voice in American indie film, Antonio Campos arrives with AFTERSCHOOL, a riveting look at the dark side of youth in the media age. An official selection of the Cannes, Berlin, SXSW and New York Film Festivals in 2008, this outstanding feature debut was also nominated for 2 Gotham awards including Best Director, and the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature. Robert is a young American student at an elite East Coast preparatory school. When he accidentally captures on camera the horrific death of two girls, he’s tasked with memorializing their lives in a film meant to help speed up the school’s healing process. For some, this exercise only deepens the trauma…

NR, 120 Minutes
USA, 2008


"A frighteningly accomplished debut feature."
- J. Hoberman, Village Voice


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