VISCULT Ethnographic Documentary Film Festival Joensuu (Finland), 25-27 October, 2017 The theme of Viscult 2017 is Autonomy. Everyone shares the objective of strengthening one’s control of life and the desire to decide upon one’s own affairs. Autonomy is also the basic condition for the cultural survival of indigenous groups and ethnocultural minorities. The improvement of Continue Reading
International Festival Jean Rouch 2017 Paris, 11-17 November 2017 Out of 770 submissions, 27 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 Inalco Continue Reading
Riga Pasaules Film Festival 28-30th April 2017 http://www.kinobize.lv/eng/ Dear friends & colleagues, The Riga Pasaules Film Festival team is happy to announce the opening of submissions for the next edition of the festival. The festival will be held in Riga’s Kino Bize from 28-30th April 2017. Just like in previous editions, this year’s festival will […]Continue Reading
15th RAI FILM FESTIVAL The RAI Film Festival is a biennial event dedicated to the celebration of the best in ethnographic, anthropological and archaeological filmmaking from around the globe. First held in 1985, and one of the longest-established in its field, RAI-FF has served as a leading forum for exploring the multiple relationships between documentary […]Continue Reading
APRICOT TREE FILM FESTIVAL: A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS http://www.atieff.org/en/ Apricot Tree Ethno Film Festival is happy to announce a call for submissions. The 2nd Apricot Tree film festival will take place October 1-5, 2016, in Yerevan, Udjan and Gyumri. Only filmmakers with ethnographic and anthropological films can apply. There is no age limitation for the […]Continue Reading
«Regard Bleu» #12 Festival for ethnographic student film and media 21.-23. October 2016 We are proud to announce this year’s 12th edition of the student film festival «Regard Bleu», held at the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zürich. Over the last 11 years, «Regard Bleu» has grown to an interdisciplinary platform for ethnographic and […]Continue Reading
The Royal Anthropological Institute in partnership with University of Southern California Dornsife presents 15th RAI Film Festival anthropology – ethnography – archaeology 29 March – 1 April 2017 Watershed Cinema, Bristol, United Kingdom The Festival will showcase a selection of films competing in five prize categories (RAI Film Prize; Basil Wright Prize; Student; Continue Reading
Our impression of the world is influenced by the images we see in the news media. However, the news cover the exceptional, the abnormal. We get less information about the everyday life of ordinary people. This - the everyday life, how people relate to each other - is the research subject of anthropology. Anthropological film as a genre is based first and foremost on the Continue Reading
SVA Film Festival The Society for Visual Anthropology’s Film Festival screens work by students, professional anthropologists, and professional filmmakers at the American Anthropological Association’s annual conference. The Festival jury, comprised of anthropologists and film scholars, selects work to be included in the Festival on the basis of anthropological relevance and Continue Reading