To celebrate the launch of Issue 3.41 (Summer 2020), The Capilano Review presents a short film featuring issue contributors Garden Don’t Care 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
GARDEN DON’T CARE is located through the alleyway at 2954 West 4th Avenue in Vancouver on the unceded and continually asserted xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and Səl̓ílwətaʔɬ territories. Members of the collective include Derya Akay, Vivienne Bessette, Conor Fanning, Rowan Fanning-Blackwater, Julia Feyrer, Tobin Gibson, Salem Sharp, Emma Sise, and Kurtis Wilson. They are often around on Saturdays, and semi-present on Instagram @gardendontcare and at gardendontcare dot com. Write to them or stop by and say hi.
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).