Jules Rico is an emerging documentarian driven by social justice and gender equality. She is a graduate of Hunter College’s TechTern program with a BA in Documentary Production. It is her passion for camera, lights, and cinema that has pushed her to hone her technical skills into a career in the documentary world. She has diligently worked to build her knowledge and aptitude on the camera and G&E side and her skills as a creative production asset. Alongside her technical skills, are her abolitionist views on LGBTQ+ liberation, Immigration Reform, Indigenous and Black Lives Matter movements that perpetuate her love for storytelling. Professionally she has worked as an assistant camera/media manager on several projects including FX’s Hysterical a feature-length documentary “exploring the changing landscape of women in stand-up comedy” directed by Academy Award-nominee Andrea Nevin. On the editorial side, Jules’ credits include a special thanks from The Apollo a feature-length documentary about the historic Apollo Theater, directed by Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams. The Vow an HBO documentary series from Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning directors Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer. Other collaborations include a number of independent films such as Naomi Replansky At 100(OutFest2020), Gabrielle, Serial Killer in Harlem and award-winning Nevertheless, She Auditioned. Most recently Jules was a field producer for Break Thru Films, on a documentary about COVID-19. The film centers on the healthcare professionals who partnered up with Somos Community Care and Gov. Cuomo to bring aid to underrepresented communities in Queens, The Bronx, and Washington Heights, during the peak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Policing Our Bodies, a cinema verité documentary that explores sex work through the eyes of sex workers (trans and Cis) that aim to radically shift attitudes toward sex workers by bringing the audience into their world, challenging common assumptions about who they are and what they do, and revealing the harm criminalization does to them and to the larger society.Report a broken link