WHAT YOU CAN’T TAKE WITH YOU
A reflection on a life left behind – and at what cost.
‘What You can’t Take with You’ is based on a poem of the same name, from Shirley’s second collection of poetry, The Significance of Moths (Turnstone Press, 2015).
Director: Shirley Camia
Poem and vocal: Shirley Camia
Music: Kat Estacio
Animation: Rosie Holtom
Editing: Viktor Pesenti
Release date: April 1, 2021
Produced with the kind support of Turnstone Press and the Province of Manitoba’s Safe at Home Program.
VideoBardo Festival 2023, Argentina
Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2023, USA
All Asian Independent Film Festival 2022, Philippines
Vancouver Asian Film Festival 2022, Canada
Diwa Filipino Film Showcase of Seattle 2022, USA
SEAxSEA: Southeast Asia x Seattle Film & Literature Festival 2022, USA
UNBOUND Poetry Festival 2022, Canada
Lyra Bristol Poetry Festival 2022, UK
REELpoetry/HoustonTX 2022, USA