28.-29.1.2011
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

28.01.2011

18:00 Opening ceremony
18:10 Arranged Love
18:50 Wedding
19:10 Bunong Guu Oh/Bunong´s birth practices
20:15 Pink gang
21:40 Bárisej
22:40 Being a trans-person living in a two-gender society

29.01.2011

14:00 Moje války/My Wars
14:40 České kořeny ve Švédsku/Czech roots in Sweden
16:10 Holuboje
16:50 Artzainak/Shepherds and sheep
17:20 Starik Petr/Old man Peter
17:55 Turistou ve vlastním domě/Being a Tourist at Home
18:55 Chokora - surviving on the street
20:05 Friends
21:00 After party in Dobeška

MOVIES

ČESKÉ KOŘENY VE ŠVÉDSKU/CZECH ROOTS IN SWEDEN

Czech Republic, 2010, 57 min
Tomáš Kubák
29.01.2011 14:40

This documentary film is an insight into the lives of eight Czech families or individuals living permanently in Sweden. What has this country given them or taken away? What are their views on leaving Czechoslovakia and living in the North after forty years? How do they and their children who were born here perceive Sweden and the Swedish society? The film does not only peek inside the Czech families but also reveals the atmosphere of Swedish towns and villages and tinges everything with original Czech and Swedish music.

Director, camera, edit: Tomáš Kubák

Tomáš Kubák is a typographer, cameraman and director of travel films. He is cooperated with International Czech Club and make documents about Czech abroad.

Production Martina Fialková, Mezinárodní český klub,o.s., Czech Republic

Language of dialogues: Czech

Language of subtitles: No subtitles

BÁRISEJ

Hungary, 2007, 41 min
Kriszta Bódis
28.01.2011 21:40

“A man is different from a woman. A man is allowed to do more things, a woman to do nothing.” say Oláh gypsies from Békés County Hungary. Traditions based on these kinds of suppositions keep this community firm. Grown Girl means: Mature Woman. Becoming Grown Girl is a turning point.”

‘Báriséj’ – is a gender documentary showing gender roles of an oláh gypsy community with its unique laws and traditions for women with their own interpretations.

Director: Kriszta Bódis

Born in Budapest in 1967. She is a writer, documentary-film director, psychologist.

Production: FILMPLUS, Budapest, Hungary

Camera: Francisco Gózon, Márton Vízkelety, Mária Takács

Language of dialogues: Hungarian

Language of subtitles: English

BUNONG GUU OH/BUNONG´S BIRTH PRACTICES

Switzerland/Cambodia, 2010, 50 min
Tommi Mendel, Brigitte Nikles
28.01.2011 19:10

On the basis of a social anthropological case study, this film documents the birth practices of the Bunong in Mondulkiri province, located in the northeast of Cambodia. Social, economic and political changes are transforming the province tremendously and are affecting villagers´ beliefs, perceptions and habits regarding pregnancy, delivery and early motherhood. Traditional midwives, pregnant women, mothers and their families give a personal insight into their present decision-making strategies, which are at the crossroads between tradition and modernity.

Directors: Tommi Mendel, Brigitte Nikles

Tommi and Brigitte both studied Anthropology at the University of Zurich. Currently Brigitte is working in Mondulkiri in Cambodia to establish a Bunong Cultural Centre and Tommi is working on his PhD with the means of Ethnographic Film.

Production: Tigertoda productions, Zurich, Switzerland

Camera, Edit: Tommi Mendel

The movie was projected on various world film festivals (selection):

NAFA International Ethnographic Film Festival, Aarhus, Denmark 2010

International Festival of Visual Anthropology Mediating Camera, Moscow, Russia 2010

Cambodia International Film Festival, Phom Phen, Cambodia 2010

International Festival of Ethnological Film, Belgrade, Serbia 2010

Contro-Sguardi International Anthropological Film Festival, Perugia, Italy 2010

Athens Ethnographic Film Festival, Greece 2010

 

Language of dialogues: Bunong, Khmer

Language of subtitles:Czech,  English

PARTNERS

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Thank you!

This project is realized with the financial support of the European Union. The content of this web page does not reflect the official opinion of the European Union.

CONTACT

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