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RAI Film Festival 2023

Watershed 1 Canon's Road, Bristol

Submission Deadline: 31/08/2022   The RAI FILM FESTIVAL celebrates documentaries from around the globe that engage with themes of culture & society. It has a special focus on anthropological and ethnographic films. First held in 1985, and one of the longest-established in its field, the RAI FILM FESTIVAL serves as a leading forum for exploring… Read More »RAI Film Festival 2023

41st NAFA International Ethnographic Film Festival

Csehétfalva / Cehețel Harghita County

The NAFA 2022 event will be held in Romania, in the tiny village of Csehétfalva / Cehețel in Harghita County in Transylvania 7-11 September. The Nordic Anthropological Film Association ( and is an organization for cooperation within the field of visual anthropology and has been active since the mid-1970s. NAFA organises an annual International… Read More »41st NAFA International Ethnographic Film Festival