Director Flavio Alves and actress Carlie Guevara joined Solzy at the Movies to discuss The Garden Left Behind during the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. This interview got a bit crazy. Not in a bad way mind you but more so because a fire alarm went off while it was taking place. This was definitely a first to say the least. Anyway, we did the final minutes of this interview outside of the hotel. I would…"SXSW 2019: Flavio Alves, Carlie Guevara talk The Garden Left Behind"
With a spotlight on one woman’s struggle to live an authentic life, The Garden Left Behind is a beautiful film that covers quite a bit of ground. The film focuses on Tina (Carlie Guevara) and her grandmother Eliana (Miriam Cruz). The two of them are undocumented Mexican immigrants living in New York City. Tina is a transgender woman and works to bring in money to pay their bills. Meanwhile, Eliana stays home. Obviously, there are…"SXSW 2019: The Garden Left Behind"