Screening followed by a discussion (to be confirmed).
An intimate approach to the experience of Alzheimer’s disease in a 95-year-old woman and to her relationship with her immediate surroundings. The tension between lucidity and dementia will shape a new notion of personhood, able to live and perceive the world in another way.
Selected, among others, at Ethnocineca- International Documentary Film Festival Vienna (2022), at FIDBA – International Documentary Film Festival of Buenos Aires (2022), at the Cinema Vérité Festival of Iran (2021), and at Kasseler Dokfest (2021).
Javier Bellido Valdivia (1985). 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).
His second feature film is “Persona Perpetua” (2020), it received the “EVA – Excellence in Visual Anthropology Award”; from the 16° Ethnocineca – International Documentary Film Festival Vienna (Austria). The film had its world premiere at the 18° Doclisboa (Portugal), followed by international film festivals. His first feature film is “Connatural” (2018), it received the Best Project Award at the IV TransLAB of the Transcinema festival. The film had its world premiere at the 22° Jihlava IDFF (Czech Republic), followed by international film festivals. Previously, he made “Sinmute” (2008), a medium-length film presented at 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.
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