Javier Bellido Valdivia (Peru)

Painter and filmmaker. Bachelor of Art with a mention in Painting from the Faculty of Art of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) and Master in Visual Anthropology (PUCP). As a painter, he has four solo exhibitions in Lima and more than thirty colective exhibitions both in Peru and abroad: Chile, Colombia, Mexico, the United States, France and Germany.

As a filmmaker he has made his second feature film, Persona Perpetua (2020), having its world premiere at the 18° Doclisboa festival (Portugal) and then showing it at different international film festivals. His first feature film is Connatural (2018), it has received the Best Project Award at the IV TransLAB of the Transcinema festival. It had its world premiere at the 22° Jihlava IDFF festival (Czech Republic), followed by various international film festivals. Previously, he made Sinmute (2008), a medium-length film presented at film festivals, exhibitions and cultural centers. He currently works as a teacher at the Faculty of Art and Design PUCP and on projects related to painting and cinema.


  • Persona Perpetua
  • Connatural
  • Sinmute

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