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"Anthropology In the World" Documentary Shorts - Kinofilm Festival 2017

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Lecture A, 3rd Floor, University Place

The University of Manchester

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M13 9PL

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A selection of recent short films from the MA in Visual Anthropology that will take us into the social and cultural lives of people from around the worldFor the last thirty years, The Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology at the University of Manchester has been widely recognised as the world’s leading centre for Visual Anthropology. Its MA graduates have produced more than 500 films as well as media projects using photography and sound that have been seen around the world, regularly shown at international festivals and displayed in galleries. Granada Centre graduates work in a wide range of academic, professional and media positions, including university professorships, working for the UN and directing documentaries and television series for the BBC, ITV, C4, Al Jazeera and Netflix and include BAFTA, OSCAR, RTS and Grierson winners among their number


La Promesa

(Valeria Luongo, UK/Mexico 20min)

An ethnofiction and collaboration with Omar, “El Jarocho” and his daughter Brisa in the Mexican town of Cuetzalan. It explores their relationship with religion, soft drinks and the promises they make to avoid health problems.

Rounds

(Sion Marshall-Waters, UK, 16min)

Rounds is an ethnography of masculine identity in a boxing club in Newport South Wales. The film represents a sensory immersion into the more everyday, mundane space of the boxing gym and investigates people’s incentives for taking a punch to the face


Home Made Strange

(Alice Duffy, UK, 15min)

My father Ian Duffy never imagined that making a cup of coffee could be so difficult. After suffering two brain hemorrhages, the world he knew became completely transformed. In the film we explore how his life has changed and how he continues to make sense of his new perceptual and imaginative world.


蝉の声 / The Sound of Cicadas

(Alastair Lomas, UK/Japan, 16min)

This film focuses on Wakioki, a fishing crew in the village of Nakanami, These men, mostly over 65, work long and hard to provide the fresh fish that play a key role in the region’s identity.


Listen to Britain

(Rhys Lewis, UK 2017, 16min)

Second generation immigrant, Farzand Anwar, traverses London to discuss with other “immigrants”, themes of migration, identity and freedom of expression. Listen to Britain explores life between two cultures.

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