AFTERIMAGE

16mm color film, 17 minutes, 1979



SYNOPSIS
Afterimage portrays the work and experiences of two blind artists who recount the painful period of fading vision and subsequent confrontation with isolation. Their art work is seen as both a means and an end in their efforts to adjust to blindness.

REVIEWS

"...strength comes from letting the artists tell their stories in their own way..."
Educational Film Library Association

"...a touching and beautiful film, perfectly designed to illustrate the strengths of the disabled"
Voice of Youth Advocates

"...this excellent film...is definitely a winner in helping to better understand the world of the blind..."
Head Librarian, Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

FULL-TEXT REVIEWS

Booklist, Voice of Youth Advocates, Rehabfilm Newsletter


SCREENINGS AND AWARDS

First Prize, FOCUS Competition, Los Angeles
Finalist, American Film Festival, New York
Los Angeles FILMEX
Merit Award, Rehabilitation Film Festival, New York

PRODUCTION CREDITS

Directed by Jan Krawitz and Thomas Ott.
Cinematography and Editing by Thomas Ott.
Sound Recording by Jan Krawitz


DISTRIBUTOR

For video purchase, send a check or money order for $22.95 (plus $4.00 postage/handling) payable to Jan Krawitz to:
Jan Krawitz
Department of Communication, Bldg. l20
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-2050
phone: (650) 723-0704
fax: (650) 725-2472
krawitz@stanford.edu

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