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October 2017

Goldsmiths MA Visual Anthropology: end of year screening

October 21, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
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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…

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Carnival, King of Europe: DVD launch & presentation

October 27, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
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Giovanni Kezich of the Ethnographic Museum of San Michele all'Adige (Italy) will join us to speak about the project Carnival King of Europe, which aims to bring into light the important similarities that can be observed among specific aspects of Carnivals and winter fertility rituals across different areas of Europe. A selection of films from the collection will be screened.

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November 2017

Travel: film screening with director Nick Mai

November 7, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
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Joy left Nigeria to help her family after her father’s death. She knew that she was going to sell sex in France, but she was unaware of the degree of exploitation that she would face. With the help of an association she obtains asylum, but to help her family and live her life, she continues selling sex. This documentary ethnofiction was co-written by Nicola Mai and 8 Nigerian women with experiences of migration, sex work and trafficking. Nick will be present to speak about the film and his work.

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How do you see me? Screening and discussion with filmmaker Nariman Massoumi

November 28, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street
London, W1T 5BT United Kingdom
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How do you see me? is a quietly observed documentary portrait of the filmmaker’s mother, Manijeh, an Iranian immigrant who has lived in Britain since the 1980s. Nariman Massoumi will present his research and screen the film.

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