The RAI FILM FESTIVAL celebrates documentaries from around the globe that engage with themes of culture & society. It has a special focus on anthropological and ethnographic films. First held in 1985, and one of the longest-established in its field, the RAI FILM FESTIVAL serves as a leading forum for exploring the multiple relationships between […]Continue Reading
OPEN CALL FOR SECOND EDITION OF VIZANTROP FESTIVAL Vizantrop, engaged ethnographic film festival in Serbia, is pleased to announce the opening submissions for the second edition of festival. The Festival will be held in the city of Belgrade, from May 20th – 24th 2020 and organized by collective “Vizantrop” from Belgrade. If yoz want to apply with […]Continue Reading
Hacia el giro corporal en la antropología visual: imágenes, sentidos y corporalidades en la Colombia contemporánea by Catalina Cortés Severino Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2019 Publisher link El libro presenta algunas reflexiones sobre el campo contemporáneo de la antropología visual, derivadas de la experiencia investigativa de la autora en los últimos años. Si bien Continue Reading
The latest issue of the journal Visual Ethnography is published at Subscribe the journal at only 15 € (individual) or 150 € (institutional). Require the subscription to your institutional library and will receive a book as a gift. More info here. Call for articles always open. Tweet #visualanthropologyContinue Reading
Toni de Bromhead Muddied Waters. The Fictionalisation of Ethnographic Film 2019, Intervention Press Website Visual anthropologists and ethnographic film-makers continue to disagree on what is and what is not ethnographic film. Meanwhile the situation becomes ever more unclear, possibly to the detriment of ethnographic film. Toni de Bromhead now tackles this problem from Continue Reading
Carmela Garritano African Video Movies and Global Desires. A Ghanaian History 2015, Ohio University Press Website African Video Movies and Global Desires is the first full-length scholarly study of Ghana’s commercial video industry, an industry that has produced thousands of movies over the last twenty years and has grown into an influential source of cultural […]Continue Reading
Jonathan Haynes (ed) Nigerian Video Films 2000, Ohio University Press Website Nigerian video films—dramatic features shot on video and sold as cassettes—are being produced at the rate of nearly one a day, making them the major contemporary art form in Nigeria. The history of African film offers no precedent for such a huge, popularly based […]Continue Reading