VIDEO: Andrea Actis reads “Soul Ash”

To celebrate the launch of Issue 3.41 (Summer 2020)The Capilano Review presents a short film featuring issue contributor Andrea Actis produced in collaboration with filmmaker Israel Seoane.

This film is one in a series of three films produced as part of The Capilano Review‘s 2020 COVID-responsive public programming. View the other films in the series here.



About the Contributors

ANDREA ACTIS lives on occupied Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh territories and teaches literature and writing at Capilano University. Her first book, 𝘎𝘳𝘦𝘺 𝘈𝘭𝘭 𝘖𝘷𝘦𝘳 (forthcoming in early 2021 from Brick Books), is an autoconceptual study of traumatic grief, white working-class identity, false prophets, and whole seriousness. She was Editor of The Capilano Review from 2015-2017. ⁣

ISRAEL SEOANE (b. 1982, Valladolid, Spain) has a passion for collaborating with creative minds to translate their thoughts into moving images, creating beautiful audiovisual content and inspiring audiences. As a cinematographer, Seoane co-directed, with Miguel Llansó, the short film Chigger Ale (Locarno International Film Festival, 2013), and was the associate producer and director of photography for the feature film Crumbs (Rotterdam International Festival, 2015). He has also worked with documentary directors such as Peter Chinn (Hopes of Ethiopia, commissioned by the British Council), Quino Piñero (Roaring Abyss: Womex, 2015; New Voices in an Old Flower: International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2017), Silvia Rey (Wan Xia, the last light of sunset: Documentamadrid, 2018), and Candice Vallantin (Holy Cow: AlJazeera Documentary Network, 2019). He recently completed his third fiction feature, directed by Miguel Llansó, Jesus shows you the way to the highway (Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, 2019).

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