26 minutes 40 seconds I February 2018
Logline: Three people must start life anew in New York City after years of incarceration, a glimpse into their past and present tells a complicated truth about how it is to navigate life after prison.
After Now (26min. 2018) follows three people as they navigate life in New York City after years of incarceration. Weaving intimate narratives of work, family, and neighborhoods, the film walks us through Earl’s first day out of prison, explores Carlos's relationship with his family after 13 years away, and follows Joshua as he's forced to start over while living in a shelter. After Now captures the nuances of rebuilding life and relationships after prison, where no two experiences are the same, but together they tell a story about the lasting effects of the penal system and how incarceration touches us all.
After Now is a film directed by Raechel Bosch and Thuy Linh Tu, and was made in collaboration with the New York University Prison Education Program.
Directed by Raechel Bosch and Thuy Linh Tu
Filmed and edited by Raechel Bosch
This film is available for screening and talk backs with film participants. For screening queries, please click here.
- April 18th, 2018 at 6pm; Eyebeam, NYC
- February 20th, 2018 at 6pm ; Center for the Humanities, NYC
- April 21st, 2017 at 6pm; Gallatin Alumni Showcase, NYC