After We Leave sells out Hollywood premiere

Award-winning sci-fi drama After We Leave from director Aleem Hossain sells out theatrical premiere at Hollywood's Arena Cinelounge.
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LOS ANGELES - Feb. 13, 2020 - PRLog -- After We Leave's theatrical premiere at Arena Cinelounge on Feb 21 has sold out its first day. Aleem Hossain's award-winning debut feature is screening the rest of the week from 22 to 27 February. Los Angeles director and university professor, Aleem, will be in attendance with cast and crew to discuss his four-year labor of love and the collaborative process of independent film.

"Once in a while, a budget indie film comes along that makes us glad this art form is still around."  Film Threat.

About After We Leave:

After We Leave is a gritty sci-fi drama about a man who has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to emigrate off Earth… if only he can find his estranged wife and convince her to come with him.

Aleem Hossain's debut feature was filmed over four years in and around Los Angeles and addresses contemporary issues surrounding environmental pollution, immigration, and inclusivity. Aleem's gritty portrayal of LA locations, Julie Kirkwood's cinematography, and Blain Hossain understated VFX is glued together by a mesmerizing stand out performance from Brian Silverman.

About Aleem Hossain:

Aleem Hossain is a filmmaker, AR/VR creator, and professor. He was selected for the initial Oculus Launchpad program, a VR incubator run by Facebook/Oculus, where he began developing his ongoing documentary VR series, I NEVER TOLD YOU. He was an artist-in-residence at the 2017 VR Action Lab where he created NO EASY ANSWERS, a VR anti-bullying project, in collaboration with Google, Harmony Labs, and Screenwriters Colony. Aleem is also Assistant Professor of Digital Storytelling at Occidental College in Los Angeles.


Best Film - Sci-Fi London Film Festival
Best Director - Berlin Sci-Fi Film Festival
Best Cinematography for Julie Kirkwood - Other Worlds Austin
Best Ensemble Cast - Other Worlds Austin

What reviewers say:

"Once in a while, a budget indie film comes along that makes us glad this art form is still around."  Film Threat.
"After We Leave is an intimate sci-fi feature... There's a quiet poeticism to the whole film....builds to a finish that will stay with you for a long time to come." - FilmEra
"After We Leave is a brilliant debut for director Aleem Hossain, a vibrant script, satisfying special effects and outstanding performances." - Sci-Fi London
"After We Leave proves that sci-fi on a budget can still be stylish and clever. 4 Stars." - Set The Tape



Arena Cinelounge
6464 Sunset Blvd.
Lobby Level Hollywood,
Ca. 90028
(323) 924-1644

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