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MC JESS

MC JESS

LANGUAGE: Portuguese | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 20 min
Year of production: 2018

SYNOPSIS

Jessica has to face everyday prejudice. She seeks in art a way of expressing herself and overcoming her insecurities.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Salamandra Realizações (Julia Araújo)
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Carol Dall Farra
Vitória Régia da Silva
Fernanda Dias
Anna Vieira
Altair Rodrigues
Christian Santos
Vinicius Alves
Gustavo Luz
MC Martina
Gênesis
Brenda Lima

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Carla Villa-Lobos
Screenwriter: Carla Villa-Lobos
Producer: Julia Araújo
Director of Photography: Andressa Guerra
Sound: Mariana Graciotti, Pedro Moraes
Editing: Carla Villa-Lobos
Sound Editing: Raquel Lázaro
Music Composer: Carol Dall Farra, Ellen Oléria

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: LGBTQ
Language: Portuguese
Country of origin: Brazil
Year of production: 2018
Total running time: 20 min
Shooting format: Digital
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Sound format: Stereo

AWARDS

Honorable Mention | AMOR - Festival Internacional de Cine LGBT+ | Chile, 2020
Special Jury Award | For Rainbow | Brazil, 2018
Best Film and Special Jury Award | Recifest | Brazil, 2018
Best Actress - Carol Dall Farra | Mix Brasil Festival | Brazil, 2018
Special Jury Award | Goiânia Mostra Curtas | Brazil, 2018
Best Short Film - Women Director | Festival de Vitória | Brazil, 2018
Best Character | FRAPA – The Porto Alegre Screenwriting Festival | Brazil, 2018
Honorable Mention | Rio Gender & Sexuality Film Festival | Brazil, 2018

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Cineffable - Paris International Lesbian and Feminist Film Festival | France, 2021
Baturu Cultural / China Women’s Film Festival | China, 2020
GAZE International LGBTQ+ Film Festival | Ireland, 2020
Outfest - Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival | USA, 2020
AMOR - Festival Internacional de Cine LGBT+ | Chile, 2020
Berlin Feminist Film Week | Germany, 2020
The Bangalore Queer Film Festival | India, 2020
Wicked Queer - Boston's LGBTQ+ Film Festival | USA, 2020
Hamburg International Queer Film Festival | Germany, 2019
Seattle Queer Film Festival | USA, 2019
Vancouver Latin American Film Festival | Canada, 2019
Frameline - San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival | 2019, USA
Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival | Brazil, 2019
Mix Brasil Festival | Brazil, 2018
Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival | Brazil, 2018