29.-30.1.2010
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MOVIES
WITH ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEMES

Dobeška Theater Prague

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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.

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

29.01.2010

18:00 Opening Ceremony
18:10 Side effects: Portrait of a Young Artist in Lahore
18:45 After War, Before peace - In Searching of Democracy in central Afghanistan
19:25 Roya and Omid
19:40 Break
19:55 If Vagina Had a Teeth: The Shona Rainmaking Ceremony in Western Mozambique
20:55 Discussion and Break
21:15 Making it Big in Berlin
21:40 Discussion and Break
22:00 Feeling from Outside
22:20 Salaam Aleykum Copenhagen
22:40 Life of Roma women
22:50 Babica

30.01.2010

14:00 Opening Ceremony
14:05 Fish On!
15:05 Dobre nám je v Petržalke bývať?
15:40 Break
15:50 Červená růžičko, proč se nezozvíjíš. Doudlebská masopustní koleda: tanec, identita, status a integrace
16:25 Goluboie
17:00 Gáj
17:40 Kde krev a pot, tam i slzy
18:00 Discussion and Break
18:25 Drugs and Prayers - Indian Psychiatry in the Realm of Saints
19:25 Discussion and Break
19:45 Life in Bubbles
20:35 Break
20:45 Gente de Fajãs
21:45 Discussion and Break
22:00 Closing Ceremony
22:05 The Future of Visual Anthropology

MOVIES

LIFE OF ROMA WOMEN

Slovenia, 2009, 7 min
Martina Hudorovič
29.01.2010 22:40

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Roma women speak about their life in Novi Sad in Serbia. They talk about their conditions of life. There are also some interviews with social worker.

Language of dialogues: Roma language and Serbian
Language of subtitles: English

FEELING FROM OUTSIDE

Spain, 2008, 18 min
Konstantina Bousmpoura
29.01.2010 22:00

the futureIn October 2007, a group of artists of different nationalities set up atablao flamenco in front of Seville’s Cathedral. They claimed this public space as a place to exhibit and express their art. The audience’s applause transformed these artists into the flamenco group “Son de Afuera” (Not from here). This short documentary shows what it means to feel and create flamenco from “outside” in the context of Andalusian society.

Awards: First prize of Seville City XII Contest "Fronteras de Papel", March 2009; Best documentary, International Short Film Fest "Espartinas de Cine" of Aljarafe, Spain, October 2009

Language of dialogues: Español
Language of subtitles: English

DRUGS AND PRAYERS - INDIAN PSYCHIATRY IN THE REALM OF SAINTS

Germany/India, 2009, 57 min
Helene Basu
30.01.2010 18:25

Drugs and Prayers

The Sufi shrine of Mira Datar in India is large pilgrimage centre specialising in healing possession madness/mental illness. Recently, it has also become a site of experimenting with new forms of community care in the mental health sector. The NGO „Altruist“ facilitates communication between the mental health department, shrine dignitaries, psychiatrists and patients suffering from diverse kinds of mental troubles who seek help from the saint. Under the heading of „Dava and Dua“  Altruists promotes psychiatric services at the shrine parallel to the cures of possession illnesses offered by ritual specialists. The film documents interactions between different actors at the shrine (patients-psychiatrists, psychiatrists-ritual specialists, patients-ritual specialists), listens to the stories of afflicted persons and presents diverse views on the presumed causes of mental illness as well on the benefit or non-benefit of medicine and/or ritual practices as perceived by patients and their relatives.

Language of dialogues: Hindi and Gujarati
Language of subtitles: English

PARTNERS

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CONTACT

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