In 1923 Dziga Vertov was flattered to be labelled a ‘shoe-maker’ rather than an ‘Artist of Soviet Cinema’. He knew that documentary film-makers “must be more aware that the boot… Read More »The passing of a maker of film-makers, or was he a shoe-maker? A tribute to Colin Young
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We proudly introduce to our European friends and colleagues an exciting new initiative that has been bubbling away down in the antipodes. Curatorium is a collective of anthropologists, artists, activists,… Read More »New Australian Anthropological Collective – Curatorium
The NAFA 40th International Film Festival took place at Museu Nacional de Etnologia, in Belem, Lisbon, Portugal, from 29th September until 3rd October 2021. And what a great gathering it… Read More »Review NAFA 40th International Film Festival
BA in Cultural Research at Bremen University The Bachelor’s Program in Cultural Research at Bremen University offers students an interesting and stimulating course thanks to its strong orientation in Anthropology, and Media and Communication Studies.… Read More »Media and Visual Anthropology at Bremen University
Having just finished our recent online film festival (19-28 March 2021), we are pleased to take this opportunity to share some of the thinking that went into making our first… Read More »The Making of the 17th RAI Film Festival
I have participated in the Distribute 2020 conference as a member of the organizing committee for the Greek node and as the creator of the video for the panel “Performances… Read More »A Visual Anthropologist at Distribute 2020
In May 2020 many of our readers were supposed to have been in Göttingen to attend the biannual German International Ethnographic Film Festival (GIEFF). But two months earlier, the corona… Read More »GIEFF 2020 – Impressions from an online film festival