Vizantrop Festival 2019 VAC’s 7th School of Visual Anthropology invites film-makers, anthropologists, photographers, social scientists and activists from all over the World to join us in Belgrade between the 10th and 20th of July 2019 and take the opportunity to learn, share knowledge, experience and be a part of our hub. VAC isn’t merely looking […]Continue Reading
Modernist Art in Ethiopia Elizabeth W. Giorgis Ohio University Press, 2019 Web Site If modernism initially came to Africa through colonial contact, what does Ethiopia’s inimitable historical condition—its independence save for five years under Italian occupation—mean for its own modernist tradition? In Modernist Art in Ethiopia—the first book-length study of the Continue Reading
Vizantrop Festival 2019 – 14-16 June, 2019 Break the fence, share your movie! OPEN call untill 15th of May Apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdhwOzGjOTs4P0MN9rKslZGYpAG1o_VFl-P0EHJ4nkabo829A/viewform?usp=send_form Vizantrop, engaged ethnographic film festival in Serbia, is pleased to announce the opening submissions for the first edition of the Continue Reading
Of Hairy Kings and Saintly Slaves. An Ethiopian Travelogue Manuel Joao Ramos Sean Kingston Publishing A lost sketch book on a Portuguese castle rampart left Manuel João Ramos bereft, and the impulse to draw deserted him – but his first trip to Ethiopia reawakened this pleasure, so long denied. Drawing obsessively and free from care, […]Continue Reading
Freiburg Film forum (28 May – 2 June 2019) Call for entries open! The students’ platform of the freiburg film forum (28 May – 2 June 2019) calls for first and final works such as documentaries, feature films and short films covering inter- and sociocultural issues. Debut films of filmmakers who are not studying are […]Continue Reading
Visual Anthropology Master at the Arctic University of Norway Are you interested in human culture and how to use the video camera in social scientific research? At Visual Anthropology you are given the opportunity to study ethnographic research methods, anthropological theory, and ethnographic film making in an international environment, culminating with the production of Continue Reading
Retrospective of Jonas Mekas Website Dafilms.com presents an extensive retrospective of Jonas Mekas, 95-year-old director straddled between Europe and the US, documentary and the avant-garde. Discover the work of the Lithuanian-American director, poet and visual artist often called the godfather of American avant-garde cinema and founder of the diary genre in documentary Continue Reading
International Festival Jean Rouch 2018 Paris, November 3- 10 2018 Website Out of 740 submissions, 26 films produced worldwide over the last two years have been selected for the international competition. Through their original and creative approach, they develop a thorough investigation into social and cultural practices. Three different juries, the International Jury, the Continue Reading
RIGA PASAULES FILM FESTIVAL (RPFF) April 25-28, 2019 Website Call for films 2019 Deadline: December 17, 2018 Event dates: April 25-28, 2019 is an annual documentary film festival that explores the intersections between cinema and ethnography. Held at the art-house cinema “Kino Bize” in the heart of Riga’s Art Nouveau district, the festival is intended […]Continue Reading