25.-27.1.2013
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

25.01.2013

18:00 Opening Ceremoni
18:20 The Nightmare of a belief
19:25 Break
19:35 Feeding the pigs
19:40 Discussion
20:00 It is Better in The Bahamas
20:25 Discussion and break
21:00 Krev a pýcha
21:30 Discussion
21:40 Velingara Theater
22:40 A Girl Like You

26.01.2013

11:00 Panelová diskuze - Co je to etnografický film? / Panel Discussion - What is Ethnographic Film?
13:30 Break
14:00 Jeans and Martó
14:55 Break
15:05 Úsvitu
15:10 Hanyky o kracaváčku a devlínkovi
15:15 Discussion and break
15:30 Motyky a Skype
16:15 Discussion and break
16:35 Tradiční znalosti Ashéninků – palma piassaba
16:45 Presentation and discussion
17:05 Watching Last Judgement
17:15 Discussion
17:30 Gaur 8 Azokan
17:45 Discussion and break
18:10 Espectadores
18:25 Break
18:35 Looking at themselves: Babaluda Luda
19:10 Discussion and break
19:30 The Yayas de L´Elégance
20:20 Discussion and break
20:20 Creation and chanting of Lik Yaat
20:50 Discussion
21:10 Funeral Season

27.01.2013

11:00 Workshop - Ethnofiction
11:45 Transfiction
13:00 Drama Queens
13:45 Discussion

MOVIES

A GIRL LIKE YOU

England, 2012, 24 min
Chloe Symonds
25.01.2013 22:40

What´sa nice Girl Like YOu doing in place like this? At a time when strippers are alternately viewed as victims of a patriarchal society or as ampowered feminist icons, this film follows two exotic dancers as they reflect upon their experiences of the industry, and contemplate how their job has affected their identities, touchign upon issues of gender, they body, and self hood.

Chloe Symonds having studied Social Anthropology as an undergraduate. She received the Arts and Humanities Research Council Scholarship to undertake a Master´s degree studying Visual Anthropology at Manchester University´s Granada centre.

Director: Chloe Symons
Production: Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology
Language of dialogues: English
Language of subtitles:-

FUNERAL SEASON

Kanada / Kamerun, 2011, 87 min
Matthew Lancit
26.01.2013 21:10

Director Matthew Lancit quit his day job to travel across Cameroon, visiting some of the world’s most joyous funeral celebrations. Throughout his excursion in the foreign countryside, Lancid is taken with the locals’belief that the dead are still roaming the Earth, leading Lancit himself to experience what might be spiritual connection with his own ancestors. Ultimately, Lancit learns about an altogetgher new way to celebrate the dead, their memory, and the way in which they still affect and even interact in our lives.

Matthew Lancit grew up in Toronto, Canada before leaving for New York to study writting and literature at Sarah lawrence College, and filmmaking at NYU´s Tisch School of the Arts. Most recently, Funeral Season has been chosen for preservation by the Library and Archives of Canada. Lancit currently divides his time between Toronto and Paris.

Director:  Matthew Lancit
Language of dialogues: French, English
Language of subtitles: English, Czech

Launching of film, awards:
Rising Star Award, Canada International Film Festival, 2011
Menzioni Speciali, Contro-Sguardi, Italy, 2010
Prix du Premiere Film Professionnel, Traces de Viwe, France, 2011
Award, Dallas Black Film festival, USA, 2011

THE NIGHTMARE OF A BELIEF

Cameroon, Germany, 2012, 62 min
Samuel Loe
25.01.2013 18:20

Samuel was born and raised in Cameroon. He grew up in a society where everyone believed in the existence of witchcraft. Every tragedy and evil was caused by a supernatural being. His childhood was marked by belief in witchcraft and its practices. After five years of studying film production abroad, he returned to his country, this time not to visit his family but to unveil the mysteries and secrets of witchcraft and his childhood nightmares. 

Samuel Loe was born in Bafoussam in Cameroon. He studies Media production Master in the University Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe in Lemgo (Germany).

Director: Samuel Loe
Language of dialogues: French
Language of subtitles: English, Czech

Launching of film:
The 12th Gottingen International ethnographic Film Festival (Germany)
International festival of Ethnological Film in Belgrade (Serbia)
EthnoFilm fest (Munch - Germany)
Festival of Visual Anthropology in Poland

PARTNERS

Partners of AntropoFEST are

Thank you!

CONTACT

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