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

ITELMEN STORIES

Estonia, 2010, 68 min
Liivo Niglas
28.01.2012 13:15

The action in the film revolves around an ancestrally used practice of hunting sable by net. Set in rural Kamchatka in the Russian Far East, where fewer than 20 speakers of Itelmen remain, the film goes beyond its original aim to recapture a language and a hunting practice that are remembered but no longer in use. Two hunters encounter the wild environs and villages of Kamchatka as a history laden homeland and memories, nostalgia, resignation and hope echo throughout the film.

Liivo Niglas, born in Estonia in 1970 is currently a lecture of ethnology at University of Tartu, Estonia. He also runs an independent production company, Mp Doc, for anthropological documentary films. He has made films in Siberia, Africa, Central Asia and North America. Some of his work are “The Brigade” (2000), “Yuri Vellas´s World” (2003), “Adventure High” (2004), “Making Rain” (2007).

Director and production: Liivo Niglas
Language of dialogues: Russian, Itelmen
Language of subtitles: English

Lauching of film and award (selection):
International Festival of Ethnological Film, Belgrade, Serbia, 2011. Grand Prix.
Sardinia International Ethnographic Film Festival, Nuoro, Italy, 2010
Festival of Visual Anthropology ASPEKTY, Torun, Poland, 2010
Parnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival, Parnu, Estonia, 2011

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

COLD WAR NEIGHBOURS

Hungary, 2011, 8 min
T.Hirt, S.G.Lutherová, S.Novac, K.Varsányi
28.01.2012 15:15

After the end of the Cold War, a lot of army bases in the East Europe became abandoned. Soldiers and their families have left, roaring of fighters has died away, univited guests stopped comming to public places. How do inhabitants of the formerly adjacent villages feel about the stay of Russian soldiers twenty years later?

A short documentary Cold War Neighbours raises a question of how global events are reflected in local conditions. People, who live in the neighbourhood of a huge army base abandoned by the invaders in Hungarian Kunmadarás, talk about what the stay of the soldiers meant for them. And what their absence means for them today.

The film originated in the scope of a workshop “Anthropological Filmmaking” organised at Central European University in summer 2011.      
The authors are social anthropologists who are studying or working at various universities in Central Europe. Their common interest is visual anthropology. 

Directors: Tomáš Hirt (Czech Republic),Soňa G. Lutherová (Slovak Republic),Sergiu Novac (Romania),Kata Varsányi (Hungary)
Production:Central European University, Maďarsko
Language of dialogues: Hungarian
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]