If you're going to exist, you might as well be making things.
“My name is Julian Yuri Rodriguez. This show is called No Seasons. It’s about my life in Miami. It’s all true stories that have happened to me here growing up.”
Directed by Lucas Leyva and Jillian Mayer of the Borsht Corp. and produced by MTV(other), No Seasons is exactly how Rodriguez describes it: an unscripted eight-episode web series that features him telling unique — and oftentimes incredible — stories about his life in Miami.
Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke
Life and Freaky Times of Uncle Luke was commissioned for Borscht 7 in April of 2011. It had its official premiere at Sundance of 2012 and played several dozen other film festivals and art museums, getting acquired by the Miami Art Museum as part of their permanent collection along the way. Now it is finally finally free for the world to enjoy/respond with racist comments on YouTube.
LUCAS IN THE PRESS
“We thought she was a crazy cat lady,” recalls Leyva, who is also founder of South Florida’s wonderfully eclectic Borscht Film Festival. “But then we had her come into the office and we found she wasn’t crazy at all.” In many of their pieces, Leyva writes and produces, and Mayer directs. “Jillian studied visual art, I’m from theater, and our collaboration is learning how to make movies together.”