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!

NEWS

27
03

"Echoes of Antropofest" continued in Pardubice, 4th April from 5pm. You will watch: Masa, Five lives, Problems of Elites, In the Rythm of the City and Sacred Water. Screening will take place at University of Pardubice, bulidinf EB, room E2.

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We would like to invite you to ECHOS OF ANTROPOFEST TO NITRA, Slovakia.
Screenings will take place on 30th March from 5pm in Fotogaléria Trafačka during "Ethnological days" organised by Department of Ethnology and Folklore of University KF in Nitra, Slovakia.
You can watch these movies: British Born Chinese, Gurumbé and Between Islam and Sacred Forest.

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03

Firts "Echos of Antropofest" will take place at Maňana Bar, Žižkovo nám 6, Jičín at 10th and 11th of March from 4pm in both days. We will screen this movies: A Report About Mina, Dust, Gurugu, Haying Time, Masa, Nobel Nok Dah, Pět Životů, Sacred Water, Tama Gaun - The Cooper Village.

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Guests of Antropofest 2017 are: Michal Pavlásek and Ivo Bystřičan (Masa), Jaroslava Panáková (Pět životů), Marcel Romanutti (Problematika elit), Ondřej Raffel (V rytmu města), Frode Storaas (Tama Gaun), Evgeny Aleksandrov and Elena Danilko (Haing Time), Deepak Tolange, Christoph Siegel, Anisha Gosh (Dust). Let´s discuss with them about theirs movies!!

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Guest to movie THESE OBJECT, THOSE MEMORIES will be Mgr. Vít Zdrálek Ph.D. (UK Praha, Czech Association for African Studies). He will discuss topics mentioned in movie.
Guest to movie BETWEEN ISLAM AND SACRED FOREST will be Mgr. Kateřina Mildnerová Ph.D. (UP Olomouc, Czech Association for African Studies). She will discuss topics of ritual and witchcraft in Africa.

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SCHEDULE

27.01.2017 : Sál A

27.01.2017 : Sál B

28.01.2017 : Sál A

28.01.2017 : Sál B

MOVIES

HAYING TIME / 48 MIN

Rusko, 2015, 48 min
E. Alexandrov, E. Danilko
28.01.2017 16:00

Antropofest 2017 Krasnovishersky district of Perm Region.Taiga foothills of the Northern Urals. People's life here is determined by forest, which had always fed and given shelter to indigenous Finno-Ugric population. Closely-knit family of Old Believer priests Krechetov tries to resist to widespread destruction of traditional life. Haying time is not the best time to talk with the villagers – all are in the fields from youngsters to orders. ..Except our interlocutors... What are their memories of the remote past? How they respond to their current life? How they live now? What they believe in and what expect?


Evgeny Aleksandrov: Leading research assistant, Doctor of Fine Arts, the head of Visual Anthropology group of The Earth Science Museum at M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University Has about 60 publications on visual anthropology. Producer of video works of CVA MSU (1989 - 2009) Creator and director of the Moscow International Festival of Visual Anthropology "Mediating Camera"
Elena Danilko: Current position is Doctor of History, Leading research assistant the Institute of Ethnology and Antropology Russian Academy of Science. Executive director of the Moscow International Festival for Visual Anthropology "Mediating Camera"-2010

Director, script: E. Aleksandrov, E. Danilko
Camera: E. Aleksandrov
Edit: Roman Likhacev
Production: Visual Anthropology and Media Lab, Ecocenter of Moscow State University
Festivals: Tartu Worldfilm Festival 2015, Ethnological Film Kratovo 2016

Language of Dialogues: Russian
Language of Subtitles: English, Czech


 

EXTENDED FAMILY / 31 MIN

Švýcarsko, Velká Británie, 2016, 31 min
R. H. Sonderegger
28.01.2017 15:25

Antropofest 2017 Mummy, mama and daddy; mummy, mama and sperm donor: The film Extended Family offers an intimate insight into two same-sex families' lives, who found a way to create their families within a legal grey zone in Switzerland. Swiss law bans access to adoption and any assisted reproductive medicine for same-sex couples. The portrayed families therefore do not exist officially. Nevertheless, according to estimations, there are between 6'000 and 30'000 children living in rainbow families across the country.

Ramona Helena  Sonderegger was  born in Altstätten (SG) Switzerland  in 1982. 2004 Primary Teacher degree, Switzerland 2012 Field research in Kyrgyzstan, realisation as an ethnographic film 2013 BA in Social Anthropology, Political Sciences and Psychology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland 2013 Field research in Yaoundé, Cameroon together with a local NGO about the situation of women widows 2015 MA in Visual Anthropology with Ethnographic Documentary Film, Granada Centre, University of Manchester.

Director, camera, script, edit, production: Ramona H. Sonderegger
Festivals (selection): Regard Bleu Ethnographic Film Festival Zurich, Switzerland; Athens Ethnographic Film Festival, Greece; Society for Visual Anthropology Film and Media Festival, Minnesota, USA

Language of Dialogues: Swiss German
Language of Subtitles: English, Czech


 

V RYTMU MĚSTA / 5 MIN

Česká republika, 2016, 5 min
O. Raffel
28.01.2017 14:30

Antropofest 2017 Parkour is a physical discipline of overcoming obstacles in urban environment. The film show an alternative use of urban space by parkour. It is not an aggressive resistance against the dominant movement in the city, but flowing with the city, move in the rhythm of the city.

Ondřej Raffel is a student of master degree cultural a social anthropology at the University of West Bohemia.

Director, edit: O. Raffel
Production, camera, script: O Raffel, P. Šrámek

Language of dialogues: Czech
Language of subtitles: none

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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.