Loss changes us. Sometimes we face that, sometimes we don’t. That’s something new indie release and winner of the audience award at the Brooklyn Film Festival Above the Shadows explores. A fantasy anchored in the reality of 21st century daily life, it is the story of Holly, (Olivia Thirlby) who, after losing her beloved mother, fades out of sight over time. She becomes invisible to what is left of her family, and to everyone in the outside world. When she stumbles upon Shayne (Alan Ritchson) a man who can actually hear and see her, Holly endeavors to find a way back from her living ghosthood with his help.