Russian Institute for Cultural Research, Moscow
State Lomonosov University, Ethnology and Anthropology Miklukho-Macklai
Institute, National Associations for Audiovisual Archives supported by
Federal Agency of Culture and Cinema.
October 2-8 2008 in Moscow Cinåma-hall
4th Moscow International Festival of Visual
Anthropology "Mediating Camera"
The festival will be principally devoted to the
consideration of films
made about visual anthropîlogy since Jan 1st 2006. It will aim to
promote international cooperation in visual anthropîlogy, and
interest will be paid to those who are first setting out to make films
in this area. The festival will aim to encourage cooperation between
the makers of such films, their audiences, and those who have
specialist knowledge of the relevant fields.
The principal aims of the Festival include:
- To support cultural diversity by visual
- To seek to resolve problems of tolerance and
examine the possibilities
- of dialogue between
- To screen new films made by visual
anthropologists of Russia and another countries,
- The acquaintance with new trends of visual
- To provide more access for young people to
Russian and International films devoted to the study of local cultures,
The festival will involve 2 main activities:
screening of new films as a main part of the
program, plus the New Filmmakers Contest and a Conference" "The
audiovisual anthropology in theory and practice"
We invite for participation
…those have made films dedicated to the cultures of peoples of
different parts of the world; and for the New Filmmakers' Contest, we
invite submissions from those who are making their first films of this
For those who wish to apply to participate, we
- A DVD copy pf the film sub-titled in English
- A complete transcript of the film's audio track
in Russian (and/or English) language.
- The Entry form completed in Russian (or)
English language) (print and electronic version).
We also invite application the attendance from
professionals in the
field of audiovisual anthropology and from all who explore the points
of intersection between visual anthropology, the sciences, education,
and the arts and media.
For participation we need:
The text of your speech (electronic copy, no more than 20 000 signs)
The synopsis of your speech (approx.100 words) on Russian and English
(hard and electronic copy).
The application will be accepted until March
We regret that we are unable to return submitted materials.
To post films and applications please use the
Russia, Moscow 119992, Leninskiye Gory, GSP-2, Educational Building 1,
Moscow State University, 4th floor, room 446, ZNIT FDO, c/o Visual
Address in Russian:
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Phone: +7 916 069 7467, Vitaly Semenov
Fax : +7 495 959 10 17