Simon(è) J. Paetau

Simon(è) Jaikiriuma Paetau‘s artistic projects are located between film and theater, dealing with postcolonial subjects and kuir (queer) cultures. Paetau’s works have been featured at Festival de Cannes, Documenta 14, New Directors New Films - MoMA, Studio Я of Maxim Gorki Theatre, among others. In 2018 Simon(è) was awarded the Prize of Best Director at the Int. Cartagena Film Festival, Colombia for The Whisper of the Jaguar. Currently, Simon(è) is developing their second Feature Film REBELS ON HEELS supported by the Résidence du Festival de Cannes.