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Jennis 詹尼斯
Director : Aisha Roberson
Year: 2015
videoLength: 26min

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Filmmaker Aisha Roberson follows her brother Jennis on his firstuninhibited steps on the path of love. Methodically he searches for the perfectwoman, with red lips. Jennis was born with Williams-Beuren syndrome, whichmanifests itself in him having perfect pitch, being mentally challenged andabove-average social skills. In addition Jennis has an overpowering fascinationfor everything that spins. Will Jennis find a girl that suits him?

Jennis affects the people around him with his lack of judgment andcomplete reconciliation with the world. Fearless and disarming Jennis searchesfor a girlfriend. Jennis is not afraid of clichés. He loves red painted lipsand on YouTube he studies tutorials about the perfect use of lipstick. He hasbecome an expert in the field. Jennis connects easily with cute girls from theneighborhood, and due to his irresistible charm, he regularly gets dates withattractive girls. Furthermore, Jennis executes his romantic ideas unapologetically,which flatters the girls.

But not everything is going smoothly. Where a Hollywood movie ends witha romantic kiss, Jennis does not know how to deal with the consequentialreality. He does not understand that he is different and as a result, thegirls' responses seem disappointing to him. Also, sometimes Jennis calls themtoo often or he wants too much contact in other ways. How will Jennis find hisway through adolescence to adulthood? Will Jennis' quest end in frustration, orwill he find a modus which suits him?