26.-27.1.2018
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MOVIES
WITH ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEMES

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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

07 03

We would like to invite you to Echoes of Antropofest in Nitra, Slovakia. Screening will take place on Tuesday 20th March, from 7.pm. in Fotogalérii Trafačka, Janka Kráľa 65. You can watch Hotel Splendid and 4000 miles to Happines.

05 03

We would like to invite you to Echoes of Antropofest 2018 to Pardubice. Echoes take place on Monday 19th March from 2 p.m. in Klub 29 (Sv. Anežky České 29, Pardubice). You can watch these movies:  4000 mil ke štěstí, Obraz svého těla, Unity: Dress-scape of Accra, Grab and run, Ethnographic study of algorithms, We must be dreaming, Hotel Splendid, Land of Love. The Echoes are organized in cooperation with the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Art, University of Pardubice and the Klub 29.
We look forward to you!

18 01

Guests of Antropofest 2018 are Mauro Bucci (Hotel Splendid), Simon Luling (Borderline views), Liivo Niglas (The Land of Love), David B.J. Dhert (We Must be Dreaming), Jessica Bollag (I am not Leaving Eldon), Tomáš Pospíšil (Obraz svého těla), Dalibor Knapp (Ethnographic Study of Algorithms), Phillip Nosák, Jana Zychová, Petra Liprtová (all to 4000 mil ke štěstí), Milan Votypka ( the exhibition).

14 01

 Tickets are for 120czk (Friday), 180czk (Saturday) and 250czk (both days). You can buy tickets for the festival during the event on site. For this year, tickets will not be offered in advance. Thank you for your understanding.

SCHEDULE

26.01.2018

15:00 165. Gellnerovský seminář
18:00 Vernisáž výstavy "Pomáháme lidem na útěku"
18:20 Opening ceremony
18:30 Hotel Splendid
20:00 Discussion with director
20:30 Borderline Views: A Golan Heights Documentary
21:00 Discussion with director
21:30 Across Gender
22:00 Making a Living in the Dry Season
22:30 Unity: Dress-scape of Accra

27.01.2018

13:00 Zatopené
13:50 Break
14:00 Grab and Run
15:25 Break
15:40 Obraz svého těla
15:55 4000 mil ke štěstí
16:30 Discussion with directors
17:00 The Land of Love
18:20 Discussion with director
18:50 I am not Leaving Eldon
19:40 Discussion with director
20:10 We Must be Dreaming
21:10 Discussion with director
21:40 Discussion with director (before the movie)
21:55 Ethnographic Study of Algorithms

MOVIES

UNITY: DRESS-SCAPE OF ACCRA

Ghana, Nizozemí, 2016, 36 min
Mara Lin Visser
26.01.2018 22:30

Antropofest 2018 Unity: Dress-scapes of Accra is an ethnographic film about African fashion in the capital of Ghana. The comeback of African print seems to be emerging in the fashion system of Accra. While following Allan, a fashion designer and his wife Cynthia, this mosaic film shows the great diversity of tailor-made fashion and hybrid styles; the ways the African wear is used and the expression of culture by wearing the African prints. The film highlights beautiful details by focusing on a few participants who show the mixture of different materials, cuts and styles in a creative and free atmosphere. In this way the film is not only observational, it gives people space to tell their story and show they are proud of the African wear.

Mara Lin Visser is a visual anthropologist and filmmaker based in Amsterdam. She discovered filmmaking during the production of documentary on material culture in Volendam for her MA Visual Anthropology. The medium of film gives her the freedom to express herself, her thoughts about certain topics and academic observations in a natural way. For her film is the perfect way to explore the broad subject of material culture. With this in mind she decided to do her fieldwork in Ghana, which resulted in the film 'Unity: Dress-scapes of Accra'. She is interested in queer rights, participation society, material culture, fashion, geopolitics and art.

Director, Camera, production, Edit, Script: Mara Lin Visser

Language of Dialogues: English, languages Ga and Twi
Language of Subtitles: Czech, English

Launching of the movie (selection):
RAI Film festival in Bristol, Great Britain; Ethnografilm, Paris, France; Ethnocineca Vienna, Austria;  Kratovo Ethnographic film Festival in Macedonia; Society for Visual Anthropology Film and Media Festival (SVAFMF); Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/205078498

ACROSS GENDER

Nizozemí, 2016, 24 min
Anouk Houtman
26.01.2018 21:30

Antropofest 2018 'Across Gender' is an ethnographic film about the negotiation of visibility of trans people in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Focusing on personal experiences of different people who 'cross gender' we follow: LGBT-activists, drag performers, and students of an Islamic school for transwomen. We learn about their experiences and how they view Indonesian society. Through different people and spaces, 'Across Gender' gives a varied image of trans people in Yogyakarta and challenges stereotypes. The stories are documented in the midst of anti-LGBT sentiments and actions in early 2016 and illustrate how the negotiation of visibility is an ongoing and difficult process.

Anouk is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and has a background in visual anthropology and gender studies. After her bachelor's in Amsterdam, she continued with a master's in visual anthropology in Leiden. During her fieldwork in Indonesia, Anouk made an ethnographic film called 'Across Gender' which focuses on the negotiation of visibility when one 'crosses gender' in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. She is interested in people's personal stories and experiences and believes film is a tool for social change. She is currently pursuing a second MA in Gender Studies.

Director, Camera, Production, Script, Edit: Anouk Houtman

Language of Dialogues: English,  Bahasa language
Language of Subtitles: Czech, English

Launching of the movie (selection):
Ethnocineca, Vienna, Austria 2017;  Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, India 2017;  Students Ethnographic Filmfestival Zadar, Croatia  2017; Korea Queer Film Festival Seoul, Republic of Korea 2017;  Leeds Queer Film Festival, United Kingdom 2017; Thessaloniki International LGBTQ festival, Greece  2017; Viscult, Finland  2017

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/212648556

165. GELLNEROVSKÝ SEMINÁŘ

Česká republika, 2018, 120 min
CASA a Antropofest
26.01.2018 15:00

165th Gellner Seminar
CASA (Czech Association for Social Anthropology) with the support of Antropofest arranges 165th Gellner Seminar.  The guest of the seminar is Mr. Mauro Bucci, Italian filmmaker and visual anthropologist. The topic of the seminar is „Representing Migrations through Ethnographic Cinema”. The phenomenon of migration affecting Africa and Italy, as well as Europe more generally, over the last several years is a favorite object of representation among Western mass media. Mr. Bucci will analyze the ethnographic fieldwork with a camera he undertook to realize “Hotel Splendid”. The fieldwork was based both on author´s  involvement in everyday life experiences of migrants, as well as a number of interventionist practices aimed at improving the asylum seekers’ conditions.

165th Gellner Seminar  takes place on Friday 26th January from 3 p.m. in Café Kampus, Náprstkova 10, Praha 1

Oficial website of CASA: http://www.casaonline.cz/
P.I. Crawford hovoří o snímku Hotel Splendid: https://vimeo.com/249992367
Trailer: https://vimeo.com/199143607

 

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CONTACT

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