27.-28.1.2012
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

27.01.2012

18:00 Opening Ceremony
18:05 Merleau - Ponty
18:10 Capa de Índio
18:35 Break
18:45 Saliendo Adelante
19:25 Memories for sale
19:50 Discussion and break
20:10 Kultura daru
20:55 Discussion and break
22:05 Discussion and break
22:25 Art on the road
22:35 Meet me in Memoriam
22:41 My childhood

27.01.2012

19:10 Discussion and break
21:15 Love story

28.01.2012

12:00 Living like a common man
13:05 Break
13:15 Itelmen stories
14:25 Break
14:35 Room in the square
14:45 Our ground
14:50 Discussion and break
15:15 Cold war neighbours
15:25 Nekopejte do nás, ještě nejsme mrtví
15:50 Discussion and break
16:15 What keeps them going
16:45 Discussion and break
17:10 Tumenge
18:50 Discussion and break
19:15 Shooting Freetown
19:45 Discussion and break
20:10 Tender kisses are hard to find
20:30 Break
20:40 Firekeepers

MOVIES

NEKOPEJTE DO NÁS, JEŠTĚ NEJSME MRTVÍ

Česká republika, 2011, 24 min
L.Hollerová, T.Hirt, M. Hertlová
28.01.2012 15:25

Production: Centrum of apply anthropology and research, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen
Language of dialogues: Czech, English
Language of subtitles: English

MEET ME IN MEMORIAM

Germany, 2010, 5 min
Alina Trebbin
27.01.2012 22:35

Consuming images is a daily experience. Before learning how to read words, we learn to read pictures. Details are the keys that help us to contextualize, to compose countless notions of the whole from which we now see just the extract contained in a once chosen framing. But are we ever really able to reconstruct past moments depicted in foreign photograph  that are someone´s materialized memories? Can we reach a clear undestanding of what should be remembered when already two people looking at a picture see two different picture just as two people with open eyes see two different worlds? Watching a photograph together means to journey on different paths into the past..Still the viewers eyes can meet – in a wine glass on the left bottom corner.

This short film wants to take a look at the limits of photography in reviving bygone moments to the eyes of the stranger who encodes images on the basis of his own memories and undestanding that are more and more interwoven with those of others. We add new layers of meaning to the pictures  we consume and create our own truth about situatons we were initially not part of but have become as the present audience. In this way, the strange viewer enriches the unknown photograph just as it enriches him, a process of silent exchange that involves more than just the sense of sight.

Alina Trebbin is a Master´s candidate of Visual  and Media Anthropology at Freie Universitat Berlin who researches among other things on the agency of photography. Meet me in memoriam is a short film she contribute to a student film compilation on haptic cinema and transcultueal montage during a Master´s Super8 workshop in 2010.

Director: Alina Trebbin
Production: Florian Walter, Mark Dolling
Language of dialogues: English
Language of subtitles: Germany

Lauching of movie:
Shortcutz Berlin, 2011
EMERGEANDSEE media arts festival Berlin 2011

LIVING LIKE A COMMON MAN

Great Britain, 2011, 65 min
M.Rutten, S. Verstappen, I.Makay
28.01.2012 12:00

Youngsters in developing countries all over the world dream of going to the West. They hope to earn money and get overseas experience to improve their positions at home. But once they arrive, they end up in low-status jobs and living crammed into small houses of other newly arrived migrants.

This film follows the daily life in one such house in East London. The bunker beds are filled with young Indians, all from relatively wealthy families in Gujarat. When they return to visit India, their families have great expectations of their sons and daughters. Will these youngsters fulfill their own and their families´dream?

Sanderien Verstappen is a PhD. reasearcher in Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. Her reasearch project focuses on the impact of emigration and remittances in central Gujarat (India).

Mario Rutten in Professor of Comparative Anthropology and Sociology of Asia at the University of Amsterdam. He has conducted extensive research on rural enterpreneurship and labour relations in India, Indonesia and Malaysia and on Indian migrants in Europe and their linkages with their homeregion in Gujarat, India.

Isabelle Makay is a visual anthropologist/documentary maker and teaches at the Design Academy Eindhoven. She directed several short documentaries.

Directors: M.Rutten, S. Verstappen, I.Makay
Production: Josaphatpark Productions BVBA
Language of dialogues: English, Gujarati
Language of subtitles: English, Czech

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CONTACT

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