Vizantrop Festival 2019 – 14-16 June, 2019
Break the fence, share your movie! OPEN call untill 15th of May
Vizantrop, engaged ethnographic film festival in Serbia, is pleased to announce the opening submissions for the first edition of the festival. The Festival will be held in the city of Belgrade, from June 14th – 16th 2019 and organized by international collective “Vizantrop” from Belgrade and Zagreb.
Submissions are free and open for films with innovative and analytical approach to cultures and societies. Authors can submit their films for any length of time and not older than 4 years for the following categories:
Community and Equality (competition program) – films about communities in general; films about the diverse forms of human cultures; films about alternative economies of social groups, political transformations and movements around the world films about engagement of researchers and their teams in helping endangered and marginalized communities overcome problems ; autoethnographic films and all kind of experimental ethnographic forms who are questioning human and their sensorical perception in order to achieve better understanding of humans.
Intangible cultural heritage (informative program) – films in the domain of intangible cultural heritage that seek to represent and preserve various customs, cultural expressions and practices, as well as their transformations in contemporary times.
Student film (competition program) – films produced by students as young authors at their universities; films from visual anthropology workshops all around the globe
The Mission of the Festival is to encourage research and creative approaches to engaged ethnographic film, to educate audience about ways to perceive and accept the diversity of local cultural traditions and to point out the importance of cultural specificities and the importance of preserving cultural heritage.