A Mexican-Brazilian filmmaker currently based in Los Angeles, Chica has always been in search of a collective creative process. Her work is focused on experimental and hybrid narratives, addressing themes like displacement, the residuals of colonialism and the visible/invisible borders around us. She directed along with Bruno Mello Castanho FERROADA, a hybrid short film about the Brazilian writer/undertaker named Tico in São Paulo, Brazil. In 2018, she co-directed with Thiago Zanato LA FLACA (The Bony Lady), a short film about a Mexican transgender woman and leader of the Santa Muerte religious movement in Queens, NY; the film won several awards and entered over 100 film festivals around the world. In 2020, she directed along with Fernanda Pessoa the short film SAME/DIFFERENT/BOTH/NEITHER, a video correspondence between both the filmmakers living in Los Angeles (USA) and São Paulo (Brazil) – the film premiered in the Short Competition of IDFA – International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam and was shortlisted in the IDA Awards for Short Films. In 2022 She premiered the feature documentary SWING AND SWAY, directed along with Fernanda Pessoa, selected to Sheffield Doc Fest, Dok Leipzig, RIDM, among others. In 2023, she’s selected to the Berlinale Talents as well as the Short Form Station with a new narrative short film called AMAINARY. She is also currently developing her first narrative feature to be produced between Mexico and the US.