Poland, 2011, 45 min
Maciej Eichelberger, Lukasz Kaminski
The filmmakers follow various alternative forms of socail thought, based on cooperation, openness and direct exchange of experience. They encounter on the various initiatives that seek to restore the dynamic exchange of people and culture. Dialoque with representatives and activists such as: open source trends, Permaculture, Qi gong, „Art exchange“, „Food not bombs“, presents a new from of „gift“ meaning.
Maciej Eichelberger: Graduated from the academy of film and television in Warsaw, has studied anthropology at Warsaw University, author of the documentary and reports, permaculture activist.
Lukasz Kaminski: student of anthropology at Warsaw University, author of documentary film. He travels and writes.
Directiors and production: Maciej Eichelberger, Lukasz Kaminski
Language of dialogues: Polish, English
Language of subtitles: English, Polish, Czech
Lauching of movie:
"Eyes and Lenses" - 8th Ethnografic Film Review, Warsaw, 2011
Hungary, 2011, 8 min
K.A. Eglinton, N. Benarrosh-Orsoni
The square formerly known as Moszkva tér (Moscow Square) in Budapest is the setting for this short film. Through the documentation of people’s voices and activities, this film underlines how the city’s busiest transport hub is also a space that Budapest’s most profoundly marginalised groups rely on for their livelihood and survival.
Kristen Ali Eglinton lives in London and is an applied visual ethnographer and qualitative researcher. She trained as a multi-media artist in the United States before getting a PhD in social and educational research. She has worked with diverse communities across the globe using innovative, digital and multi-media methods.
Norah Benarrosh-Orsoni, born in 1985, is a French PhD Student of Ethnology. She studies the migration process among Roma families living between France and Romania.
Directors: Kristen Ali Eglinton, Norah Benarrosh-Orsoni
Great Britain, 2011, 65 min
M.Rutten, S. Verstappen, I.Makay
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