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DECEMBER 1 — University of Washington’s Law, Societies and Justice Department screens Life After Life, by The Daily. Read Article Here ›

NOVEMBER 28 — Life After Life and Director Tamara Perkins featured on WALA Massachusetts Public Radio show, Pontificating with Paul.

MAY 11 — Life After Life “Life After Life” documentary shows brighter side of success after prison, Golden Gate Xpress >Read Article Here

MARCH 20 — Life After Life academic screening and discussion at UC Berkeley Law in Berkeley. Find out more ›



June 25 — Life After Life rough cut screening and discussion at Root & Rebound in Oakland. Find out more ›

June 25 — Life After Life director and co-producer interviewed by KPFA’s Vylma V.

June 7Life After Life screening at SF DocFest | ROUGH CUTS  at Roxie Theater at noon. Get Tickets ›

June 3Life After Life director, Tamara Perkins, interviewed by KALW’s Jen Chien. Listen ›



July 21Life After Life director, Tamara Perkins, and cinematographer, Jesse Dana, speaking at San Francisco Documentary Summit.

July 16Life After Life director Tamara Perkins speaking at Ex’pressions College TEDx Conference on October 19.

June 5Life After Life featured in East Bay Express article, Inside the life of Lifers.

June 1Life After Life successfully raises just over $30,000 on Kickstarter to support post-production.

May 28 — MAX it Magazine publishes and tweets article through outlets in Europe, Africa, Asia, on how Life After Life filmmakers stir prison dialogue. Read full article Life After Life Filmmaker Stirs Prison Dialogue.

May 15Life After Life director Tamara Perkins speaks about Prisoners’ Rights and Issues at University of California, Santa Cruz Know Your Rights Conference.

April 17Life After Life team launches Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to finish the film.

March 31Life After Life director Tamara Perkins interviewed by Dr. Crystallee Crain for Truth Telling Series.



March 28Life After Life USF Screening Event on March 28th from 5:00pm to 6:20pm at the University of San Francisco, School of Law, in Kendrick Hall 2199 Fulton Street, San Francisco.



March 15Life After Life is awarded the California Council for the Humanities California Documentary Project Production Grant.

February 24Life After Life director, Tamara Perkins, participates in a panel at Bay Area Community Cinema‘s free screening of Me Facing Life: Cyntoia’s Story on Thursday, February 24 at Oakland Asian Cultural Center at 6pm.



October 31 Life After Life leadership team received a grant from the Annenberg Foundation to support their San Quentin Media Project, a film school and mentorship program in San Quentin State Prison.

October 20 Life After Life featured in Oakland North article. Read here

August 15Life After Life is chosen to receive the Pacific Pioneer Fund grant!

July 12Oakland Film Office is partnering with the Oakland Asian Cultural Center and Life After Life team to offer the first public work-in-progress screening of the film in Oakland. The screening will be held on Thursday, October 14 and will include a panel with local experts such as Joe Brooks from Policy LinkMore details ›

July’s Michael Fox features Life After Life Director, Tamara Perkins, in his In Production column: Perkins Places Trust in Convicts and Parolees.

March 15The National Council on Crime and Delinquency awarded Tamara Perkins and Life After Life production team with their PASS (Prevention for a Safer Society) Award, a national media awards program that awards the media for responsible coverage of the criminal and juvenile justice systems and child welfare.

March 1Life After Life and director, Tamara Perkins, featured in Soumyaa Kapil Behrens’ article ‘Work-in-Progress for Docs’ in CineSource Magazine.

February 4Life After Life Director, Tamara Perkins, featured as a panelist on The Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (RICSRE) conference, ‘Three Perspectives on Race and Incarceration‘ at Stanford Law School.

January 12Pirate Cat Radio features Life After Life Director of Photography & Co-Producer, Jesse Dana, discussing the making of the film including the outreach and community engagement that began in 2007.

January 1Life After Life awarded a $20,000 grant from The San Francisco Foundation Bay Area Documentary Fund.



November 10Life After Life receives an anonymous donation of $5000 for the film.

November 2City Visions Radio features Life After Life Director, Tamara Perkins, on radio panel discussing the increasing popularity of Documentary film and the effect on availability of funding. Listen ›

October 25Life After Life director, Tamara Perkins, invited to present work-in-progress piece as part of Cinema By The Bay Film Festival’s FilmHouse Presents.

October 22 Life After Life director, Tamara Perkins, will be featured on NPR’s KALW 91.7 discussing documentary filmmaking with other filmmakers and funders on Monday, November 2 at 6:00pm. Listen ›

October 20 — The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School invited Ms. Perkins to screen Life After Life at a national conference on Race and Inclusion.

October 14The National Trust’s, Rhody McCoy, spoke on panel along with community leader and film advisor Arnold Perkins at Equal Justice Society’s screening of Life After Life at the Sundance Kabuki theater on October 14, 2009.

October 7 — A special screening of clips from Life After Life , in conjunction with a conversation on Roots & Redemption: Social Justice & the Prison System was sponsored by St. Mary’s College of California on Wednesday, October 7, 2009.

September 27Life After Life director, Tamara Perkins, attended IFP’s Independent Film Week in NYC, Sept 19-24, 2009.

September 18Life After Life selected to screen as part of the FilmHouse Presents program, part of the Cinema by the Bay film festival, on Sunday, October 25th at 11:30.

September 18Life After Life featured in reentry reception sponsored by the San Francisco Reentry Council with Public Defender, Jeff Adachi’s office at the Main Branch of the SF Public Library on September 22, 2009 from 5:30pm to 7pm.

September 17Equal Justice Society presents Surviving Criminalization: Films on Incarceration & Family Detention featuring Life After Life at the Sundance Kabuki theater on October 14, 2009.

August 20 — Prolific documentary filmmaker, Ken Burns, reviews Life After Life footage and writes letter of support for the film.

April 28 — St. Mary’s College receives National Science Foundation grant to support research for Life After Life .

March 31Life After Life team shares exclusive footage at SFFS Film Forum at Mezzanine on Monday, April 6, 2009.

March 25Life After Life longlisted for The Good Pitch at SILVERDOCS.

March 24Life After Life filmmakers take a break to support youth and the arts at Music in Schools Today Fund Raiser Golf Tournament on April 20, 2009.

March 11 — San Francisco Film Society chooses Life After Life to serve as a case study representing Cause-Related Films for their new Causes & Impacts division.

March 9Life After Life’s Director, Tamara Perkins, presenting on Documentary and Activism Panel at upcoming San Francisco Women’s Film Festival.

March 1Life After Life is presented at COJ Spiritual Community in Palo Alto.

February 24 — Google Tech Talk ‘Trust and Transformation: From Prison to Acceptance‘ posted on Google Tech Talk YouTube Channel.

February 19 — Chevy’s Embarcadero Center donates 25% of customer proceeds with special coupon for Life After Life .

February 19 — Google presents Life After Life in Tech Talk at Mountain View campus.

February 13 Van Loben Sels/Rembe Rock Foundation awards Life After Life $10,000.

February 9 — Initial block of filming inside San Quentin State Prison is completed.

February 2Life After Life is presented at St. Vincent De Paul‘s Just Faith Training.

January 30East Bay Community Foundation awards Life After Life a $10,000 Matching Grant.

January 23 — Principal photography begins on Life After Life .

January 20Life After Life trailer is highlighted at Rhythmix Cultural Center Inauguration Celebration.

January 13PolicyLink becomes an official partner of Life After Life film.

January 5Life After Life’s Director, Tamara Perkins, joins Advisory Board of Oakland Film Society.



December 15 — Simron Gill joins Life After Life team as Development Director.

December 1San Francisco Film Society in collaboration with San Francisco Film Commision awards Life After Life Film Residency at San Francisco’s Pier 27 offices.

October 29East Bay Community Foundation sponsors a Faith Community event presenting Life After Life and exploring the removal of barriers to full community.

October 11Life After Life film’s trailer presented at Grand Lake Theatre as part of the Oakland International Film Festival.

September 12 — Laurel Ladevich joins Life After Life team as an advisor.

August 12San Francisco Foundation awards Life After Life film $30,000.

May 8Google hosts a film screening and panel discussion at their Mountain View campus.