The Garden Left Behind

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    The Garden Left Behind

    Directed by

    USA, Brazil

    2019

    88 min

    • English
    • Spanish

    Drama

    THE GARDEN LEFT BEHIND traces the relationship between Tina, a young Trans woman, and Eliana, her grandmother, as they navigate Tina's transition and struggle to build a life for themselves as undocumented immigrants in New York City.

    Awards

    • Visions Audience Award - SXSW

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Michael Madsen
    Ed Asner
    Carlie Guevara
    Danny Flaherty
    Alex Kruz
    Anthony Abdo
    Miriam Cruz
    Tamara M. Williams
    Dawn Young
    Screenplay
    John Rotondo
    Flavio Alves
    Cinematography
    Koshi Kiyokawa
    Editing
    Alex Lora
    Music
    Robert Pycior
    Production
    QUEENS PICTURES
    Production
    AUTONOMOUS PICTURES, LLC
    Flavio Alves

    Flavio Alves

    Brazil

    Flavio Alves is a Brazilian film director. He was granted political asylum in the US in 1998. Before becoming a filmmaker, Alves worked as an assistant to then-New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. In 2016, Flavio pioneered the use of eBay as a crowdfunding platform by selling thousands of donated items online to help to finance his film.