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

THE HIGH CYBERCAFÉ / 28 MIN

Norsko, 2013, 28 min
Tanel Saimre
24.01.2014 20:55

Internet and telecommunications have penetrated the world to a degree of not even being amazing any longer. We take the ability to connect to people and machines on the other side of the planet for granted. How does this technology adapt to a mountain village in Nepal, and how does the mountain village adapt itself to it?
„The High Cybercafe“ depicts the life of two young Nepalis working in a cybercafe in Namche Bazaar, on the trail to Mount Everest. We see their working day and take a side trip to the computer lesson at the local elementary school. We witness the change as it happens.

Tanel Saimre is an Estonian researcher trained in Archaeology (MA from Tartu University, Estonia) and Visual Anthropology (M Phil, Tromsø University, Norway). He is interested in the technological aspect of human existence. He has worked on positions relating to archaeology, filmmaking, software development and many others.

production, director, camera: Tanel Saimre
dialogues: English, Nepali
subtitles: English, Czech

Launching:
NAFA International Film Festival, Tromso
Anthropological Film Festival 2012 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Worldfilm 2013 in Tartu, Estonia

MAN DOVE / 65 MIN

Indonésie, 2012, 65 min
J.de Séve, K.Tjong
25.01.2014 14:00

Two filmmakers dive into an ancient rite of manhood in Islamic Java – the tender and raucous sport of the singing doves, the Indonesian Nascar. When General Zainuri announces The National Perkutut Championship, thousands of Muslim men arrive at the grounds. Seven hundred poles stand in the center. Men hoist their doves – perkutut – seven meters up and dangle them ina sea of colorful cages.
A team of judges passes trought the forest of tall posts straining to discern the birds magical coos. If the judges are impressed they score a bird´s dong by tacking a small flag to the pole. After three hours a winner is declared. Winning perkutut sell for tens of milion rupiahs – tens of thousands of dollars.

Jim de Séve teches film production at Union College in Schenectady. Prior to that, he was an instructor at Film Video Arts in NYC for ten year. He sists at the board of Media Alliance, a non-for-profit who operates a sanctuary for independent media.
Kian Tjong was born and raised in Indonesia and he has lived in the US since 1997 when he came as a Fujitsu MBA scholar at the University of Hawaii and Japan-America Institute of Management Science.

Dialogues: Indonesian, subtitles: English, Czech 
production, directors, camera: Jim de Séve a Kian Tjong

Launching (selection):
Taiwan Intenational Ethnographic Film Festival, 2013
Royal Anthropological Institute Film Festival, Edinburg, 2013
Festival International du Film Ethnographique du Québec, 2013
Moscow International Festival of Visual Anthropology, 2012
Kazan Festival of Muslim Cinema, 2012
 

FREETEKNO SUBKULTURA / 28 MIN

Česká republika, 2013, 28 min
Ladislav Švec
25.01.2014 15:50

Original purpose of this film was like an attachment to bachelor´s work focused on freetekno subculture and phenomenon of freeparty in the context of Czech Republic area. The main goal is exposed an emic point of view on freeparty to the readers and specatators. The other aim is attempt to explain a certain schism in freetekno czech scene which is caused by influence of economic tendency on the culture industry. There is a connection with desintegration of ideas based on popularization (became popular among the masses), relaxation and last but not least self-realization.

This film is first project of talented anthropologist, who approached to visual anthropology at his „alma mater“ University of Pardubice. At the same university he is now attending master program.

Dialogues: Czech
Production: University of Pardubice, CZ
Director, camera, edit: Ladislav Švec

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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 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.