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.

Already 9th Antropofest wages at January 26th and 27th 2018 in Kino Ponrepo, Bartolomějská 291/11, Praha 1

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

26.01.2013

27.01.2013

MOVIES

A GIRL LIKE YOU / 24 MIN

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:-

CREATION AND CHANTING OF LIK YAAT / 30 MIN

Japan, 2011, 30 min
Ito Satoru
26.01.2013 20:20

This film focuses how people share a collective sense of history through the auditory experience. dehong Tai people embrace Theravada Budhism. In ordes to live better in this world and the next, they perform dignified rituals and acquire "merit". For the rituals they spend years and save money, then they do a good deed like contribution of Budhist statues and building the bridges. chief donators commission an intellectual to write historical scriptures to hand down the good deed to posterity. It is called "Lik Yaat" in Tai and written with beautiful words and rhyme. After the cultural revolution, only a few intellectuals can create and chant "Lik Yaat" now. There is a woman, Wan Xiand-ya, who strives for the tradition of "Lik Yaat". She should be their first and last female intellectual who can write "Lik Yaat" in Tai history.

Ito Satotu studied Cultural Anthropology and Ethnomusicology in The Graduate University for Advanced Studies. now he id a Ph.D candidate and Visiting Researcher of National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka. He had done his 3 year fieldwork at tai village in Dehong prefecture, Yunnan Province, China. This film his first Anthropological film.

Director: Ito Satoru
Language of dialogues: Thai language in Dehong area, Yunnan Province, China
Language of subtitles: English, Czech

Launching of film,awards:
The Best Film, debut Competition, 6th Moscow International International Festival of Visual Anthropology (8-12 October 2012, Moscow, Russia)
12th RAI International Festival of Etnographic Film (23-26 june 2011, London, England)
9th WorldFilm - Tartu festival of visual culure (19-25 March 2012, Tartu Estonia)

IT IS BETTER IN THE BAHAMAS / 30 MIN

Bahamas, 2012, 30 min
Andrew Turley
25.01.2013 20:00

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

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PARTNERS

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CONTACT

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

APPLICATION FORM

Submit film with online application form HERE, or by email or by post. See below.
  • Relevance to the given anthropological themes will be taken into account when choosing the film. Attention will also be paid to the content and artistic quality of the film. (Application form here: DOC, PDF)
  • Films of any length will be accepted.
  • 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 the civil association Antropofest.
  • Sent DVDs are not returned.
  • Photographs and information from the application will be used for the purposes of the festival, included in the festival programme/catalogue and posted on the Antropofest website.
  • The deadline for applications is November 17th 2017. Films which arrive after this date will not be included in the projection of the topical year of the festival.
  • 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.
  • Expenses connected to transporting the film to the address Antropofest, P.O. BOX 56, 253 01 Hostivice, Czech Republic will be covered by the applicant.
  • You can also upload the movie and send us the link.
  • We accept either classical DVD VIDEO (PAL) or MOV/MP4 (codec H264, SD or HD resolution). Additional subtitles (not only burned in the image) are also 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).
  • There is no entering fee and no financial reward to applicant or director of the movie.