30 APRIL / 11 MAY


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Director:Paula Lice, Rodrigo Luna, Ronei Jorge
Screenplay: Paula Lice, Rodrigo Luna, Ronei Jorge
Photography: Jeronimo Soffer
Sdition: Renato C. Gaiarsa y Rodrigo Luna
Sound: Napoleão Cunha,
Production: Movioca Content House
Producers: Amadeu Alban, Paula Lice, Rodrigo Luna y Ronei Jorge


Monday 5th - 18:00
documentamadridCINETECA - SALA AZCONA

Tuesday 6th - 21:30
documentamadridCINETECA - SALA BORAU

Poster Jessy

International Sales:
Amadeu Alban


Paula Lice, Rodrigo Luna, Ronei Jorge
15' / 2013 / Brazil
Web: http://www.movioca.com/pt/?my-product=jessica-cristopherry
English and spanish subtitled

Audience vote 6.46

Jessy is the short version of the documentary Jéssica Cristopherry! That was the name of all Paula Lice´s childhood characters. As an actress, playwright and woman, Paula counts on godmothers Carolina Vargas, Ginna d´Mascar, Mitta Lux, Queen Loulou and Valerie O´rarah to bring Jéssica to life and fulfill Paula´s wish of becoming a drag queen. Buh!Fu Films´ debut movie is a partnership among artists Rodrigo Luna, Ronei Jorge and Paula Lice, documenting Jéssica´s making and paying a loving tribute to Salvador´s drag scene. The film has resources of the government of the state of Bahia, through the “Edital de Deamanda Espontânea/2011”.

Main Festivals & Awards

Prizes: 6o. Festival de Cinema de Triunfo (Brazil) - ABD APECI Award of Best National Short and the Official Jury Prize of Best Actress to Paula Lice; CachoeiraDoc IV (Brazil)- Best Short young jury; 23 Cine Ceará (Brazil)- Best Short by Official Jury; Festival do Rio 2013 (Brazil)- Best Short Film Audience Choice Award; IX Panorama International Coisa de Cinema (Brazil) - Best Short by Official Jury ; XII Araribóia Cine 2013 (Brazil) - Best Film Imagens em Diálogo Jury, Best Film by Amigos na Cultura jury and honorable mention in the official jury Amazonas Film Festival (Brazil) - Best Screenplay ; Vale Curta 2013 (Brazil)- Best short documentary of Bahia; Recifest (Brazil)- ABD APECI Award of Best National Short, 6 Curta Taquary (Brazil) - Best Screenplay ; 10th Cine MuBE Vitrine Independente (Brazil) - Special Mention; Festival Vale Curtas 2014 – best film editing; 19o. Festival de Cinema e Vídeo de Cuiabá – Best Sound Mixing;

Director's Biography

Paula Lice is an actress, director, performer. He also writes for theater, film and TV. Integrates the collective of artists VAGAPARA. She has a master in Theories and Criticism of Literature and Culture, and is currently studying a doctoral course in Performing Arts Federal University of Bahia, where he studied topics taboo in children's theater. Founded in 2011, Small Room Ideas, a territory of creative collaboration that brings together the work that creates and produces other artists since 2009. More information at: http://pequenasaladeideias.com/.

Rodrigo Luna was born in Salvador, capital of Bahia state, Brazil.'s Director, editor, screenwriter. Already made several music videos, documentaries, videodances and now short films. Has a band, “Capitão Cometo e os Formidáveis Ladrões de Parafina da Terra do Nunca Extreme” and would rather be playing video games instead of writing about him.

Ronei Jorge graduated in Communication, Film and Video. He is a composer, musician, singer, born in Salvador, capital of Bahia. He has a band, “Ladrões de Bicicleta” and now, beyond this, is a composer and singer of “Os Veranistas” and has a duo with arranger and composer João Meirelles. Ronei is also co-author of trails theater (Amor Barato Fabio Espirito Santo, soundtrack with Jarbas Bittencourt and Miúda e o Guarda Chuva with Paula Lice and Victor Cayres with Luciano Simas), animation (Miúda e o Guarda Chuva with Paula Lice and Victor Cayres with Luciano Simas) Pinta (Feature Film Jorge Alencar and group Dimenti with Andrea Martins) and dance (Borboletas Paula Lice). Jessy is his debut as co-director in audio visual.



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