Rodrigo Portales

Journalist, cultural manager and film critic, born in Lima (Peru), with communication studies at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, and journalism and cultural analysis at the Antonio Ruiz de Montoya University. He has been a collaborator for the film magazines Butaca Sanmarquina, Tren de Sombras and Godard!. He co-founded the Peruvian website Cinencuentro (2005), where he publishes his reviews and articles, and for which he has covered festivals such as BAFICI, Mar del Plata, Valdivia and Lima. He was editor of the Mirada Líquida film section in Diario Uno. In his country he has participated as a jury in various film festivals and in audiovisual contests of the Ministry of Culture. He was a member of the FIPRESCI jury for the Mar del Plata Film Festival (Argentina) and Guadalajara Film Festival (Mexico). He has been the manager and programmer of film clubs in Lima and of the Itinerant Exhibition "The Peruvian Audiovisual and Human Rights", a project awarded by the Culture Ministry. He has chaired and is an active member of the Peruvian Film Press Association – APRECI.