Bahamas, 2012, 30 min
Marjorie is a descendent of Haitian immigrants living in Bahamas. All her life is faced with who she is, who has to be and what she feels by herself.
Andrew Turley recent MA graduate of Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, University of Manchester.
Director: Andrew Turley
Production: Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology
Language of dialogues:English and Haithian Creole
Language of subtitles: English, Czech
CZ, 2012, 9 min
When inhabitants of rainforest walk under its canopy, they see resources for life. The ways of collecting, processing and utilization of these resources are based upon traditional indigenous knowledge which is for „western“ science examined by ethnobotany. The discipline generally focuses on cultural, social and economical relationships between plants and indigenous peoples. Movie camera is during field research used very rarely.Among the other goals of scientific expedition Wayvana Peru 2011 we have strived to answer the question: „Are methods of visual anthropology for preservation of traditional indigenous knowledge applicable? If so, what are pros and cons of this approach?“ The movie is part of „visual ethnobotany“ series and depicts „the story of resource“ piassaba palm (Aphandra natalia).
Pavel Borecký study PhD. program at University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. He directed ethnographis movie called „Gáj“ and he lead ethnobotanic expedition „Wayvana“ to Peru.
Director: Pavel Borecký
Production: Anthropictures, Institut tropů a subtropů ČZU v Praze
Language of dialogues: Spain
Language of subtitles: Czech
ČR, 2012, 4 min
Anna Becková & Lucie Benčíková & Martin Jakub
Film "Úsvitu " tries to infiltrate into the life of one group which protests " against current political situation, consumerism and uniformity". By distribution of posters the group tries to enter to public media sphere of streets and point out what people in this group feel like oppresion or attack on freedom of a man. This battle against capitalism is headed by three guys of „Úsvitu“. Dissatisfaction, opinions and emotions felt from society are main things which connect these guys. Using "film language", the authors try to convey the viewer not only their collective beliefs and feelings, but also specific and personal vision of the world.
Director: Anna Becková & Lucie Benčíková & Martin Jakub
Production: Department of Anthropology of University of Bohemia
Language of dialogues: Czech
Language of subtitles: -