Explore the 2019 programme below, either by browsing the separate sections, or looking at the timetable view.

Student showcases films made by the new generation of ethnographic filmmakers, often as part of doctoral projects
RAI/Basil Wright features the films competing for the top prizes at this year’s festival
Material Culture focuses on films with something to say about the way we engage with our material world
Intangible Culture explores worlds of music, dance, performance, and ritual
Special Interest explores a range of fascinating topics, including programmes with a special director or thematic focus
Shorts is new for 2019, and celebrates the best in short-form ethnographic filmmaking as a cauldron of innovation

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Convened by
Angélica Cabezas Pino (University of Manchester) Mattia Fumanti (University of St. Andrews)

90 minutes

28 March
Waterside 3, Watershed 3:30 PM

Full title - From the Field to the Screen: Reflexive Practices and Collaborative Methods in Ethnographic Film

This panel includes contributions from visual anthropologists and filmmakers of contemporary ethnographic films that explore the challenges and opportunities of collaborative and/or reflexive methods, and the limits of these practices when presenting that cinematic work to an audience.

Speakers will include: Onyeka Igwe (University of the Arts London), Carlo Cubero (Tallinn University), Ines Ponte (ICS-ULisboa), Sophie Schrago (University of Manchester), Robert Eagle (University of the West of England), Hugo Montero (Université Lumière Lyon 2)

Full abstracts to follow.

This is a two-part panel; Part I will take place 13:30 - 15:00 on Thu 28 March in Waterside 2.

All conference sessions are open to those with Day or Full Festival Passes. No booking required, but arrive early to avoid disappointment as capacity is limited.