29.-30.1.2016
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MOVIES
WITH ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEMES

Bio Oko

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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!

NEWS

26 05

We would like to invite you to Echos of Antropofest to Bratislava. It will take place at Cafe Satori Stage, 8th May at 6p.m. You can watch Girl, are you married?, Searching for the Exit and Ivonče. Directors of these movies will be present.

01 05

We would like to invite you to Echos of Antropofest to Brno. Wednesday 11th May, 6pm in Kino Art. You can watch GIRL, ARE YOU MARRIED?, PASTEVCI LAHVÍ and SEARCHING FOR THE EXIT. Directors of these movies will be present.

08 03

We would like to invite you to "Echoes of Antropofest 2016" to Pardubice. It will take place in Divadlo 29, 15th March from 6.30 p.m. We will screen this movies: Searching for the Exit, Ivonče, Kytice and Haight Love.

07 03

Firts "Echoes of Antropofest" in abroad will take place 15th March from 4p.m. in Department of Ethnology and Folklore studies University of Nitra. Searching for the Exit, Girl,are you married and Pastevci lahví will be screened.

11 01

„You don´t want to leave it, but you must“ is name of exhibition of photographs from balkan refugee migration route taken by Michal Pavlásek. The exhibition will take place in Bio OKo. Preview with author starts on Friday 29th JAN from 6 p.m. Free entrance.

SCHEDULE

29.01.2016

18:00 VÝSTAVA „Nechceš to všechno opustit, ale musíš"
18:20 Opening Ceremony
18:25 MARIE´S DICTIONARY
18:35 THE LAST REFUGE: FOOD STORIES FROM MYANMAR TO COFFS HARBOUR
19:00 SEARCHING FOR THE EXIT
19:25 Discussion
20:05 ECO DE FEMMES
20:35 Break
20:45 ROARING ABYSS

30.01.2016

16:00 IVONČE
16:20 PASTEVCI LAHVÍ
17:10 Discussion
17:30 BETWEEN MEMORIES
18:00 TO WORK IS TO GROW
18:30 Discussion
18:50 KYTICE
19:20 Break
19:30 GIRL, ARE YOU MARRIED?
20:20 Discussion
20:45 HAIGHT LOVE
21:00 Discussion
21:25 UNDER THE PALACE WALL

MOVIES

THE LAST REFUGE: FOOD STORIES FROM MYANMAR TO COFFS HARBOUR

Austrálie, 2015, 25 min
Mandy Hughes
29.01.2016 18:35

This documentary depicts the food stories of people from Myanmar, now residing in the regional town of Coffs Harbour, Australia. More than 300 people from Myanmar have settled in Coffs Harbour. Some of these settlers have spent more than 20 years in refugee camps. They have fled their homeland with little more than their memories and their stories. But these memories allow their traditions to continue.


Mandy Hughes is currently a PhD student of Anthropology at Southern Cross University, Australia. She has experience working in community, international development, education and media and NOG. This is her first independently produced documentary and this project was made in collaboration with the Myanmar community Coffs Harbour.

Language of dialogues: English, Burmese
Language of subtitles: English, Czech

Production, director, camera, edit, script: Mandy Hughes

Festivals (selection):
Viscult Festival of Visual Culture, Finland, 2015
Ethnografilm, France, 2016
Coulourfest, Australia, 2016

MARIE´S DICTIONARY

USA, 2014, 9 min
Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee
29.01.2016 18:25

This short documentary tells the story of Marie Wilcox, the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language and the dictionary she created in an effort to keep her language alive.

Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee is a filmmaker, musician and composer. His work has been featured on PBS, The New York Times, The New Yorker, National Geographic, The Atlantic, Outside Magazine, exhibited at The Smithsonian and screened in theaters and festivals worldwide. He has directed and produced numerous award-winning films. He lives in a small coastal town in Northern California with his wife and two children.

Language of dialogues: English, Wukchumni language
Language of subtitles: English, Czech

Production: Global Oneness Project
Camera: Vanessa Carr, Adam Loften
Script: Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee
Edit: Adam Loften

UNDER THE PALACE WALL

Austrálie, 2014, 55 min
David MacDougall
30.01.2016 21:25

UNDER THE PALACE WALL From the 16th century the Indian village of Delwara in southern Rajastan was ruled as a principality of the kingdom of Mewar. Its palace, which overlooks the village, is now a luxury hotel – a world remote from the daily life of villagers. Following off from his film SchoolScapes, which was inspired by the early cinema of Lumiere, David MacDougall here employs a series of precisely observed scenes to explore Delwara´s local primary school as a part of contemporary village life – a life that continues „under the palace wall“.
David MacDougall is an ethnographic filmmaker and writer on cinema. He has filmed in East Africa (The Jie films and „Turkana Conversation“ trilogy), Australia, and India. In 2005 he filmed at a shelter for homeless children in New Delhi, producing Gandhi´s Children. MacDougall  writes regulary on cinema and is the author of Transcultural Cinema and The Corporeal Image: Film, Ethnography , and the Sense. He is presently Adjunct Professor at the Australian National University, where he is directing the project „Childhood and Modernity: Indian Children´s Perspectives“.

Language of dialogues: Merwari
Language of subtitles: English, Czech

Production: Fieldwork Films
Camera, edit: David MacDougall

Festivals (selection):
Margaret Mead Film Festival, New York 2014
Society for Visual Anthropology Film and Media Festival 2014
Jean Rouch Film Festival, Paris, 2014
NAFA film Festival 2014
Royal Anthropological Institute International Ethnographic Film Festival, Bristol 2015

 

PARTNERS

Partners of AntropoFEST are

Thank you!

Praha 7
Akce se koná pod záštitou radní MČ Praha 7 MgA. Hany Třeštíkové.

CONTACT

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