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!

NEWS

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Second Echo goes to Pardubice to Divadlo 29. You can watch movies  Hip Hop, My Release ańd Noise that Brings Money at Tuesday 20th May, starts 7pm. We are looking forward to you!

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First Echo of Antropofets goes to Opava to Club Art at 15th April at 5pm. You can watch Freetekno a Hip Hop, My Release.

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Don´t forget that the 5th Antropofest will take place in the Bio Oko and start at Friday 24.1. on 6.30 p.m.

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The spot for 5th Antropofest is made by Bohdan Heblík - kofila.com. You can watch it in world premiere here https://vimeo.com/83492169

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We prepare czech subtitles for all foreign languages movies.

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SCHEDULE

24.01.2014

25.01.2014

MOVIES

BEHIND THE WHEEL / 20 MIN

Velká Británie, 2013, 20 min
Elise Laker
25.01.2014 17:45

Every year, hundreds of thousands of migrant workers leave Tajikistan in search of employment. The money sent back provides a huge boost to the economy; in fact, Tajikistan is the most remittance-dependent country in the world. The vast majority of these migrants are male, which means the Tajik population is becoming ever-more female. So what happens to the women who are left behind?
Behind the Wheel serves as an inquiry into the moral and emotional turmoil of Nigora, an Uzbek woman whose traditional life of being a housewife is interrupted after her migrant husband fails to send back enough money and she finds out he has been having an affair. No longer able to rely on her husband, Nigora defies prevailing gender norms and sets to work fixing car tyres.

Elise is a recent graduate of the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, where she received training in observational filmmaking. Alongside her MA, she hold a BA in French and Russian from University of Nottingham. Elise has travelled extensively throughout Central Asia and has a fascination with post-Soviet countries.

Production: The Granada Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Mancherster, UK
Director, camera: Elise Laker
Dialogues: Uzbeck, subtitles: English, Czech
 

OUT INTO WORLD WITH CHEESE / 66 MIN

Švýcarsko, 2013, 66 min
Ramona Sonderegger
25.01.2014 18:05

The Kyrgyz Organisation CBT (Kyrgyz Community Based Tourism Association) made an advertisement in an alpine newspaper with the help of a Swiss Tourist. They were looking for a cheese maker to teach interested women in a mountain region village in Arslanbob about cheese making. Maike Oestreich, a cheese maker and farmer based in Switzerland decided to spend her summer in the Kyrgyz mountains for once rather than on an alp in Switzerland. She has never crossed the borders of Europe before.
The movie shows, how this specific knowledge is transferred and transformed in a completely different context and what kind of problems arise, when different actors with theirs different intentions are involved in a kind of voluntary development aid project.
The filmmaker was following the cheese maker from her working place in the alpine dairy in Sufers in Switzerland to the world’s largest walnut forest in Arslanbob to accompany and observe her ongoing project.

Ramona Helena Sonderegger is Primary teacher and has BA in Social Anthropology, Psychology and Political Sciences at the University of Zurich.

production, director, camera: Ramona Helena Sonderegger
Dialogues: English, Deutch, Uzbec
Subtitles: English, Czech
 

BACK TO THE FUTURE / 48 MIN

Švýcarsko, 2013, 48 min
Hans-Jurg Pffaf
24.01.2014 18:35

After having worked for 18 years in the U.S., the „sans-papier“ Richar returns to his country Ecuador with his new American wife. Although divorced from his former wife, he is still very attached to his three children.
The reunion with the family and with old friends shows in a personal way the tensions as well as the hopes and the courage to face the difficult reality of a migrant. The filmmaker, to whom Richar is linked by a friendship since an anthropological field reasearch 30 years ago, follows him during the first weeks of his return to his village in the Andes.

Hans-Jurg is born in Zurich, Switzerland. He studied cultural Anthropology in Zurich and Ecuador where he met the main character of the movie. He has made various documentaries.

Dialogues: Spanish, English, subtitles: English, Czech
Production: Prodok film, Zurich
Director, camera: Hans-Jurg Pffaf

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CONTACT

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APPLICATION FORM

Submit film with online application form HERE, or by email or by post. See below.

Application form available as: DOC, PDF

By entering your film you agree to the following conditions:

  • Relevance to the given anthropological themes will be taken into account when choosing the film. Attention will be paid to the content and artistic quality of the film.
  • Films of any length will be accepted.
  • We prefer movies produced recently.
  • By entering his/her film, the owner of the rights gives consent to the film being projected at Antropofest events and archived for the purposes of Antropofest z.s.
  • There is no entering fee and no financial reward to applicant, director or producer of the movie.
  • Sent DVDs are not returned.
  • Photographs and information from the application form will be used for the purposes of the festival (or other event of Antropofest), included in the festival programme/catalogue and posted on the website and social medias of Antropofest. All information will be processing only by members of Antropofest, z.s. and will not be offered to anybody else. More details about protection of personal data are available at our website. Your questions will be respond via our email.
  • The deadline for applications is October 17th 2018. Films which arrive after this date will not be included in the projection of the upcoming year of the festival.
  • Selected movie will be accompanied by Czech subtitles (if original language is not Czech or Slovak). English subtitles (not only burned in the image) are required - we need it for translation to Czech. We accept only subtitles with exact timing in srt format (created by Subtitle Workshop or other software).
  • Applicants will be informed about their film being incorporated into the festival programme via e-mail and not later than 20 days before the beginning of the festival.
  • Organizers may change place and dates of the festival (at the latest 14 days before start).
  • Expenses connected to transporting of film to the address Antropofest Slovinská 994/25, Praha 10, 101 00, Czech Republic or via some cloud will be covered by the applicant.