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Goldsmiths MA Visual Anthropology: end of year screening

21st October 2017, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


4PM – 5:15PM
Misia Zoccoli – Where is home (20’)
A woman in the street can be everyone, and a smile can hide many experiences. A single-person ethnography, this short film is based on the idea of discovering of the past and asserting the present.

Eleanor Veness – Because She Can (23’) – Q&A
A film set in Palestine that follows the history and lives of a group of women between Jerusalem and Hebron, West Bank.

Emir Syazwan – Where Monsoons meet (20’) – Q&A
A film on gambling superstitions and lottery numbers which follows Linda P, who hails from a family of Baba Nyonya Peranakan gamblers. From the gambling dens in Malacca to the mountain ranges of Pahang, finally culminating in Paris.

5:30PM – 6:45PM
Irina Radu – Layers of Speech (19’) – Q&A
A short documentary on speech and operating with it in different domains: religious preaching and stage hypnotism.

Arianna Nacci – Those who stay (20’) Q&A
Those who stayed is an intimate portrait of how life goes on one year after the earthquake that struck central Italy.

Vittoria Paglino – Choir (19’) – Q&A
An exploration of chorality. Personal narratives and the collective experience within a community of amateur singers in Northern Italy.

7PM – 8PM
Rui Yang – The Guardian of Yaks (23’) – Q&A
For Tibetans who live in the pasturing area of Yvshu, yak-raising is not only a means of production
but also a way of realizing faith. As herdsmen, they acquire dairy products from yak, but do not kill
them. Yak are like a family member for these Tibetans.

E-ju Lee – Behind the Fence (20’)
In London, there is an allotment where people sow, grow their own narratives about life, and repeat them with the coming of the seasons. This film will explore this relationship with people and their attachment to this place.


21st October 2017
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Royal Anthropological Institute
50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
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