Afterlife (film)

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This article is about the 1978 animated short. For other films with similar titles, see Afterlife (disambiguation).

Afterlife is a 1978 animated short by Ishu Patel that takes an impressionistic look at life after death, based on recent studies, case histories and myths. In the film, the afterlife state is portrayed as a working-out of all the individual's past experiences. Afterlife was produced by Derek Lamb for the National Film Board of Canada. A film without words, Afterlife received numerous awards including a Golden Sheaf Award, a Genie Award for Best Animated Film and the award for Best short Film from the Montreal World Film Festival. Music is by Herbie Mann, performing the David Mills composition, "In Tangier", from his album Stone Flute.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Afterlife". Film Collection. National Film Board of Canada Web site. 1978. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  2. ^ "Afterlife". Canadian Film Encyclopedia. Toronto International Film Festival. Retrieved 27 January 2011. 

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