2008

2008 was the beginning of this effort.  Platforma Video Festival accepts the idea of a tribute to ethnographic students films and the section “Anthropos” is created. For this first year, the programme included 14 students films, a photo exhibition and one open discussion.

  • the Films:

Royal Nebraska (USA – Harvard University)

dir: Toby Lee and Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga 23’  – 2007

Kafkanistan (Irelend / Austria – Goldsmiths University, London)

dir: Sean Foley 20’ – 2006

Shiritori (UK / Japan / Holland – Goldsmiths University, London)

dir: Hiκaru Toda 23’ – 2006

Crossroads (Greece / UK – Goldsmiths University, London)

dir: Ifigenia Anastasiadi 20’ – 2005

Traditional Water Management Among the Stromi Village People (Greece – Goldsmiths University, London)

dir: Nicholas Sfakianakis 17’ – 2006

Pam & Ashraf (South Africa)

dir: Robyn Rorke 14’ – 2007

Le pain de ‘Azouba (France – Université Paris X-Nanterre)

dir: Davie Danielle 26’14’’ – 2005

Gloria Crossing Borders (Norway – Tromso University)

dir: Ane Marie Hektoen 27’ – 2007

Galamsey (South Africa)

dir: Sebastian Bohm and Vivian Schόler 11’ – 2007

Window Shopping (UK / Netherlands)

dir: Maaike Middleton 18’ – 2007

Short Story (Italy / UK – Goldsmiths University, London)

dir: Chiara Frigerio 20’ – 2005

After the Rains Came – Seven short stories about objects and life worlds  (Kenya/UK – Manchester University)

dir: Sarah Tomas 20’ – 2006

Standing Place UK / New Zealand – Manchester University)

dir: Ana Tovey – 31’ – 2007

Everyday Life of Roma Children from Block 71 (Serbia)

dir: Ivana Todorovic 21’ – 2007

  • Open Discussion:

Image, Ethnographic film and Visual Anthropology: challenges and possibilities


  • Photographic Exhibition:

“Photographs and Anthropologies”

– “Faces of Beijing / photographer: Yiannis Kafkas

– “Kafkanistan: the Black & White Chapter”/ photographer: Lukas Birk, anthropologist: Sean Foley

– “Visual and material worlds in highland Crete” / photographer / anthropologist:  Kostis Kalatzis

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