INTRODUCTION

Antropofest is an international festival of movies with social anthropological themes.

Festival is held by eponymous NGO, formed by social anthropology graduates. The goal of the festival is to introduce the general audience to the movies that could also be one of the important study instruments of our domain. These specific documents will allow us to learn about the life of various human communities, social groups or individuals around the world.

Already 8th Antropofest wages at January 27th and 28th 2017.

During the festival we will hold debates on current projections and there will be also other accompanying programme.

We are looking forward to you!

SCHEDULE

27.01.2012

27.01.2012

28.01.2012

MOVIES

LIVING LIKE A COMMON MAN / 65 MIN

Great Britain, 2011, 65 min
M.Rutten, S. Verstappen, I.Makay
28.01.2012 12:00

Youngsters in developing countries all over the world dream of going to the West. They hope to earn money and get overseas experience to improve their positions at home. But once they arrive, they end up in low-status jobs and living crammed into small houses of other newly arrived migrants.

This film follows the daily life in one such house in East London. The bunker beds are filled with young Indians, all from relatively wealthy families in Gujarat. When they return to visit India, their families have great expectations of their sons and daughters. Will these youngsters fulfill their own and their families´dream?

Sanderien Verstappen is a PhD. reasearcher in Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. Her reasearch project focuses on the impact of emigration and remittances in central Gujarat (India).

Mario Rutten in Professor of Comparative Anthropology and Sociology of Asia at the University of Amsterdam. He has conducted extensive research on rural enterpreneurship and labour relations in India, Indonesia and Malaysia and on Indian migrants in Europe and their linkages with their homeregion in Gujarat, India.

Isabelle Makay is a visual anthropologist/documentary maker and teaches at the Design Academy Eindhoven. She directed several short documentaries.

Directors: M.Rutten, S. Verstappen, I.Makay
Production: Josaphatpark Productions BVBA
Language of dialogues: English, Gujarati
Language of subtitles: English, Czech

MY CHILDHOOD / 6 MIN

Slovenia, Slovakia, Denmark, 2011, 6 min
Barbara Turk Niskač, Sašo Niskač
27.01.2012 22:41

Short ethno documentary about memories of one childhood.

Barbara is anthropologist and Sašo is filmaker. Both of them are from Lubljana

Director: Barbara Turk Niskač, Sašo Niskač
Production: 3little wolves
Language of dialogues: Slovenia
Language of subtitles: English

WORLD PREMIERE!!!

MEMORIES FOR SALE / 25 MIN

Mexico, Great Britain, 2009, 25 min
Carolina Corral Paredes
27.01.2012 19:25

Doňa Rosa is an indigenous old woman who sells crafts in the market. Carlos is an enthusiastic tour guide who offers tours into indigenous people´s houses and families, including Paola´s. Their lives are dedicated to provide what a group of inquisitive tourists – and a filmaker – might be looking for in an indigenous and picturesque region in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas.

Carolina Corral Paderes graduated from the MA in Visual Anthropology in 2009 from the University of Manchester and enrolled in the Socail Anthropology with Visual Media PhD program at the same University. She is currently developing a collaborative project involving film that will look at the lives of former prisoners in Mexico.

Director and production: Carolina Corral Paderes
Language of dialogues:Spanish, English
Language of subtitles: English, Czech

Lauching of movie (selection):
Etnofilm ČADCA, Slovakia, Award of the film Journalist
Contro Sguardi, International Anthropological Film Festival, Italy,2010, Special Mention
14 Mostra Internacional de Filme Etnográfico, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 2009
Festival du Filme Ethnographic Film Festival, London, Great Britain, 2010
Ethnographic Film Unit Festival, British Colombia, Canada, 2010
II. Festival do Filme Etnográfico de Recife, Recife, Brasil, 2010
XIX International Festival of Ethnological Film, Belgrade, Serbia, 2010
Royal Anthropological Institut, Manchester, Great Britain, 2011
Days of etnographic cinema, Moscow, Russian, 2011

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CONTACT

Don't hesitate and ask us or just send your movie (with apllication form) on email:

APPLICATION FORM

Submit film with online application form HERE, or by email or by post. See below.
  • Relevance to the given anthropological themes will be taken into account when choosing the film. Attention will also be paid to the content and artistic quality of the film. (Application form here: DOC, PDF)
  • Films of any length will be accepted.
  • By entering his/her film, the owner of the rights gives consent to the film being projected at Antropofest events and archived for the purposes of the civil association Antropofest.
  • Sent DVDs are not returned.
  • Photographs and information from the application will be used for the purposes of the festival, included in the festival programme/catalogue and posted on the Antropofest website.
  • The deadline for applications is October 31st 2016. Films which arrive after this date will not be included in the projection of the topical year of the festival.
  • Applicants will be informed about their film being incorporated into the festival programme via e-mail and not later than 20 days before the beginning of the festival.
  • Expenses connected to transporting the film to the address Antropofest, P.O. BOX 56, 253 01 Hostivice, Czech Republic will be covered by the applicant.
  • You can also upload the movie and send us the link.
  • We accept either classical DVD VIDEO (PAL) or MOV/MP4 (codec H264, SD or HD resolution). Additional subtitles (not only burned in the image) are also required - we need it for translation to Czech. We accept only subtitles with exact timing in srt format (created by Subtitle Workshop or other software).
  • There is no entering fee and no financial reward to applicant or director of the movie.