In Jay’s dream, Athens’ sun is so weak, you can look straight at it, without getting blind.
Jacqueline (Athens, 1989) is a writer/director whose work revolves around unconventional family constructs, coming-of-age, intimacy and the dream.
She is a London Film School graduate (Distinction, 2013), a Sarajevo (2014) and Berlinale (2015) Talents alumna. Her graduation project, Thirteen Blue, screens in several international film festivals and wins, among others, Best International Short in Athens Film&Video FF getting shortlisted for the Oscar nomination. Her semi-feature’s, FOX, script was selected in Berlinale Short Film Station. The film world premieres in Locarno (2016) winning Best International Short from Cinema&Gioventu Jury. Until now, FOX wins over 16 awards world wide including Best Short from PanHellenic Critics’ Association, as well as the prestigious award in the memory of Ingmar Bergman by Uppssala ISFF.
HIWA (2017) world premieres in Berlinale and gets listed as one of the best shorts of the year in anOthermag.com. In 2017 she is invited by Vienna Shorts as Artist in Spotlight where a retrospective of her work is held. Recently, she is invited to represent Greece in Locarno Filmmakers’ Academy, as well as in TIFF Talent Lab.
Director: Jacqueline Lentzou
Screenplay: Jacqueline Lentzou
Producer: Jacqueline Lentzou, Vicky Miha
Cinematographer: Konstantinos Koukoulios
Sound: Leandros Ntounis
Editor: Smaro Papaevangelou
Cast: Melchor Lopez, Jerahmeel Zsara Lopez, Kirsten Tisha Luis, Jessafe Agsi