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VI Moscow international festival of visual anthropology 


M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University and N.N.Mikhukho-Maklai Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences are happy to invite everybody to VI Moscow International Festival of Visual Anthropology «Mediating camera» at october 8-12, 2012.

All films of relevant thematic and shot after 2009 can participate in the Festival Program.

Though the main purpose of the festival remained the same - it is propagation of ideas and products of visual anthropology in humanitarian and pedagogical media and demonstration of its capabilities to the students, scholars and everybody engaged in various socio-cultural activities, organizers realize highest importance of the man behind camera who form the image of the culture on the reel and with special warm welcome movies uncovering this emotional & ethical connection between a man with the camera & culture under his investigation.

Besides screenings of experienced and famous authors there will be a special debut competition for those authors who've done their first movies. All screenings will be accompanied by discussions with directors & anthropologists. Besides festival program you will be able to participate in thematic seminars and science conference where directors & scholars will be able to share experience of using visual anthropological materials in studies & cultural practices.

The deadline for applications and films:
March 1, 2012. But we always appreciate your ability to send them as soon as possible.

Selection results will be announced not later than on June 1, 2012, we hope this will allow most of selected authors participate in the festival personally.

All submitted materials won't be return, but we promise to keep them in our archive for non-commercial usage only.

The Festival Organization Committee is considering the opportunities of partial covering of the participants' expenses.

Address for applications and films:
Moscow 119991, Leninskie gory, GSP-1, I Education Building, 4 floor, room 446, TsNIT FDO, Visual Anthropology Festival

Address in Russian:
Москва, 119992, Ленинские горы, ГСП-2, I учебный корпус МГУ, 4 этаж, комн. 446, ЦНИТ ФДО, Фестиваль визуальной антропологии.

Contact information:
e-mail: mediating.camera@gmail.com
Phone: +7(495)939 44 41, +7 (495) 938 18 20
Fax: +7 (495) 938 06 00

Information on the web-site:
Film submission form:

Organizing committee



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