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!



We would like to invite you to Echos of Antropofest to Bratislava. It will take place at Cafe Satori Stage, 8th May at 6p.m. You can watch Girl, are you married?, Searching for the Exit and Ivonče. Directors of these movies will be present.


We would like to invite you to Echos of Antropofest to Brno. Wednesday 11th May, 6pm in Kino Art. You can watch GIRL, ARE YOU MARRIED?, PASTEVCI LAHVÍ and SEARCHING FOR THE EXIT. Directors of these movies will be present.


We would like to invite you to "Echoes of Antropofest 2016" to Pardubice. It will take place in Divadlo 29, 15th March from 6.30 p.m. We will screen this movies: Searching for the Exit, Ivonče, Kytice and Haight Love.


Firts "Echoes of Antropofest" in abroad will take place 15th March from 4p.m. in Department of Ethnology and Folklore studies University of Nitra. Searching for the Exit, Girl,are you married and Pastevci lahví will be screened.


„You don´t want to leave it, but you must“ is name of exhibition of photographs from balkan refugee migration route taken by Michal Pavlásek. The exhibition will take place in Bio OKo. Preview with author starts on Friday 29th JAN from 6 p.m. Free entrance.

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Mexiko, Slovensko, 2015, 50 min
F. Moran, K. Jamrichová
30.01.2016 19:30

GIRL, ARE YOU MARRIED? Until the 1990s the Mexican Roma people were living a nomadic life and travelling around Mexico with their travelling movies.
Electricity, television and video records put their business to end. Some of them are still wandering, but the majority of them took an advantage of the favorable land prices in the growing urban agglomerations, built houses and settled down.
Do they feel at home in the houses they had built? They accepted that one can feel at home anywhere while he brings its world over.
The Roma people from Guadalajara have been living settled on the outskirts of the city of Guadalajara – district Zapopan for about 20 years. They form a community of aproximately five to six hundred of persons and usually present themselves as Gypsies or Hungarians. How much have to do with their European relatives? And what do they have in common with their Mexican neighbors ?
The documentary relates the daily life of these Roma community as it occurs in the suburbs of Guadalajara. Have these people managed to maintain their way of life based on the compliance with the traditions of their ancestors and respect for the membership in their lineage. And if yes, how? 

Felipe Moran has a Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts (CECA, TELEVISA, Mexico) and Communication (Univ, Mexico) and Master's Degree in Film Production and Screenwriting (Form and plot, Madrid) and in Documentary Film (ECIB, Barcelona).
He worked as a filmmaker for various television channels – both Mexican and international – among them for example Univision.

Kristína Jamrichová studied Ethnology and Hispanic studies at FFMU, Brno. Currently is PhD student at the Institute of European Ethnology, Brno, working for People in peril organization, Bratislava and studying painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Brno. During her Master's studies she spent a year in Mexico, studying and doing her research in local Roma community.

Language of dialogues: Spanish, Romani language
Language of subtitles: Slovak language

Production: Kristína Jamrichová
Camera: Felipe Moran
script: F. Moran, K. Jamrichová
Edit: Sara Pérez Fernández



Česká republika, 2015, 30 min
M. Hertlová, T. Hirt
30.01.2016 18:50


Ethnographic movie „Bouquet“ tells the story of people from roma village Dobra voda about marrige, family and death.

Language of dialogues: Czech

Production: Studio of Visual Ethnography, Department of Anthropology, University of West Bohemia
Camera: M. Hertlová, L. Lupták
Script: E. Gažáková, T. Hirt, M. Hertlová
Edit: M. Hertlová, Š. Špidla



Norsko, 2015, 32 min
Léa Klaue
30.01.2016 18:00

TO WORK IS TO GROW Gerald, Ruben, Neysa and their friends are children and adolescents who work as wheelbarrow pushers at a market and as prayer boys in a cemetery in the region of Cochabamba in Bolivia. With their own labor union – the Bolivian working children's union UNATsBO - they will present their ideas and defend their right to work in front of the parliament, where a new legislature concerning working children is decided. "To work is to grow" presents some working children's opinion about child labour, but also these children's actual work. Work becomes a tool to empower and grow – through one's good as well as one's bad moments.

Léa was born in 1989 in Bern, grew up in the Swiss Alps where she enjoyed a bilingual education. She completed a Bachelor in Social Anthropology and Media Studies at the Unviversity of Basel and soon knew that she wanted to make films. During this time she travelled many times to Latin America for different reasons, among other to study one semester in Santiago de Chile. Léa completed a Master of Arts in Visual Cultural Studies at the University of Tromsø in Northern Norway with a fieldwork and a film about working children in Bolivia, which is her first film.

Language of dialogues: Spanish
Language of subtitles: English, Czech

Production: University of Tromsø
Camera, script, edit: Léa Klaue

Festivals (selection):
Tromsø, Norway, 2015 
Best Graduate Film winner at Society for Visual Anthropology Film Festival, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting 2015, Denver, USA
Astra Film Festival, 2015, Sibiu, Romania
NAFA Nordic Anthropological Film Association Film festival,2015, Warsaw, Poland
Athens Ethnographic Film Festival, 2015, Athens, Greece
Kratovo Ethnographic Film Festival, 2015, Kratovo, Macedonia

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Partners of AntropoFEST are


Sociologický časopis / Czech Sociological Review
Lidé města / Urban People F. H. Prager - český jablečný cider
Radio 1 25fps
Praha 7

Akce se koná pod záštitou radní MČ Praha 7 MgA. Hany Třeštíkové.


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


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.