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 9th Antropofest wages at January 26th and 27th 2018.

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

We are looking forward to you!

NEWS

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Second Echo goes to Pardubice to Divadlo 29. You can watch movies  Hip Hop, My Release ańd Noise that Brings Money at Tuesday 20th May, starts 7pm. We are looking forward to you!

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First Echo of Antropofets goes to Opava to Club Art at 15th April at 5pm. You can watch Freetekno a Hip Hop, My Release.

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Don´t forget that the 5th Antropofest will take place in the Bio Oko and start at Friday 24.1. on 6.30 p.m.

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The spot for 5th Antropofest is made by Bohdan Heblík - kofila.com. You can watch it in world premiere here https://vimeo.com/83492169

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We prepare czech subtitles for all foreign languages movies.

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SCHEDULE

24.01.2014

25.01.2014

MOVIES

ŽLUTÝ DŮM / 6 MIN

Česká republika, 2013, 6 min
Š. Kadlecová, L.Lipták, P.Bouška
25.01.2014 15:15

The Yellow House is an ethnographic micro-study exploring demographic changes in Žlutice, a town in former Sudetenland region, in 20th Century. The movie narrates a story of a house which facade is labeled by the David´s Star. Through symbols of the past and images of the present reveals individual history of the inhabitants of the house. The movie was produced during Summer School of Ethnographic filmmaking organized by Department of Anthropology at the University of West Bohemia.

Petr Bouška is PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. His main aim in reaserch is Czechoslovak cinematography. He works as radio host.
Šárka Kadlecová works for Language Center of Faculty of Arts of the Charles University and in the NGO sector. She creates educational tools to prevent prejudice, racism and hate violence.
Lubomír Lipták lectures in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at the University of West Bohemia and as well in the Department of Anthropology at the same university.His work is focused on security discurs of the Slovak Republic, patrimonial stuctures of post-communist state and construction of colective identities.

BACK TO THE FUTURE / 48 MIN

Švýcarsko, 2013, 48 min
Hans-Jurg Pffaf
24.01.2014 18:35

After having worked for 18 years in the U.S., the „sans-papier“ Richar returns to his country Ecuador with his new American wife. Although divorced from his former wife, he is still very attached to his three children.
The reunion with the family and with old friends shows in a personal way the tensions as well as the hopes and the courage to face the difficult reality of a migrant. The filmmaker, to whom Richar is linked by a friendship since an anthropological field reasearch 30 years ago, follows him during the first weeks of his return to his village in the Andes.

Hans-Jurg is born in Zurich, Switzerland. He studied cultural Anthropology in Zurich and Ecuador where he met the main character of the movie. He has made various documentaries.

Dialogues: Spanish, English, subtitles: English, Czech
Production: Prodok film, Zurich
Director, camera: Hans-Jurg Pffaf

HIP HOP, MY RELEASE / 22 MIN

Kolumbie, 2013, 22 min
Simon Rasing
24.01.2014 19:50

Can rap be a way out of the prison?
Hip Hop is often associated with drugs and violence and therefore seen by many as a way into prison, but Alma Negra, DJ Roky and New York, three inmates at Distrial prison in Bogota, Colombia, demonstrate the opposite. For two hours a day they are allowed to leave the courtyard to write and practice their music. Rap enables them to protest and share their experiences in life. This film tells their story and the impact Hip Hop has on them.

Simon is an ethnographic researcher and filmmaker from Utrecht, Netherlands. He attained an MA in Visual Anthropology from the Granada Centre, University of Mancester and BA in Cultural Anthropology from teh University of Utrecht. During his MA degree he has made two documentary. The latter was an ethnographic film project carried out over the summer and autumn in Bogota, Colombia.

dialogues: Spanish, subtitles: English, Czech
Production, director, camera: Simon Rasing

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CONTACT

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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 November 17th 2017. 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.