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5
Aug
2021
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Alyssa Thordarson, Clare Cooney, Jason Chiu, Walking Dead, Chicago PD Actors Join AFTER: A LOVE STORY

This spring, as the world looked to be emerging from the pandemic’s grip, Chicago actor and writer Alyssa Thordarson (pictured left) began thinking about the ways in which people deal with shared trauma. This led to the development of a short film called “After: A Love Story,” an intimate story of a couple trying to bridge the space that has emerged between them after surviving...
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Jan
2023
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The Online Premiere Is Here for Chicago-Made Festival Fave ‘After (A Love Story)’

On the heels of a wildly successful festival run, including a dozen award nominations, nine wins, playing at Academy-Award qualifiers, local screenings, and more than twenty fests all over the country, Chicago-made short film After (A Love Story) makes its online premiere on popular YouTube short film channel Omeleto on Monday, January 30th. “Chicago continues to be my favorite place to make movies,” director Clare Cooney shared...
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26
Jul
2022
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West Coast Premieres at LA Shorts, Cordillera for Chicago Film; ‘Walking Dead’ ‘Chicago Med’ Stars Lead Cast

The prolific festival run continues for Chicago-made short film After (A Love Story). The dramatic piece launches its West Coast leg this week, with a Los Angeles Premiere at the Oscar Qualifying L.A. Shorts International Film Festival. After then presents its Nevada Premiere at the Cordillera Film Festival, which is headed up by former Chicagoan Emily Skyle Golden. “The greatest reward for making this film...
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5
Apr
2022
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World Premiere at Oscar Qualifying Festival for Chicago Film; ‘Walking Dead’ ‘Chicago Med’ Stars Lead Cast

Chicago-made short film After (A Love Story) will have its World Premiere at the Academy-Qualifying 46th Cleveland International Film Festival. The film, which tells the story of a surviving couple working to begin healing the emotional and psychological wounds of a shared trauma, is directed and produced by Chicago/Los Angeles actor and filmmaker Clare Cooney, and stars Glenn Stanton (The Walking Dead), Alyssa Thordarson (Chicago Med), and...
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