Ethnofest at Photometria International Photography Festival 2018

Friday May 11th, 2018

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest will participate in the programme of Photometria International Photography Festival 2018, in the framework of the screenings’ section with the subject “Why do we Photograph?”. Photometria International Photography Festival is organized by NGO “Entefxis” for the 10th year in Ioannina. It’s the first interactive Photography Festival and this …
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The Ne(s)t | Ethnofest screenings within the context of the International Museum Day, in collaboration with INNOVATHENS

Wednesday May 9th, 2018

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest, in collaboration with INNOVATHENS powered by Samsung, participates in the celebrations of the International Museum Day 2018 at the Industrial Gas Museum. The theme chosen for 2018 is “Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics” and, in that context, the Industrial Gas Museum presents The Ne(s)t, an audiovisual trip …
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Summer School 2018 “Visual Ethnography of Cityscapes”| Apply now!

Monday April 2nd, 2018

After three successful editions, the Summer School “Visual Ethnography of Cityscapes” is one of Ethnofest’s most beloved educational activities. The Summer School consists of an intensive series of workshops and courses on ethnographic cinema and it’s co-organized by the the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest and the Netherlands Institute in Athens (NIA), in collaboration …
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Ethnofest participates in the Tribute “Leo at Trianon”

Friday March 30th, 2018

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest participates at the three-day-tribute “Leo at Trianon”, honoring the memory of Leonidas Papageorgiou, former director of cine Trianon. The tribute will take place in April 1st, 2nd and 3rd at cine Trianon (21 Kodrigktonos & 101 Patission), with free entrance.  The Poster for the Event   Within the …
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“Alima”. An Ethnofest Production in collaboration with MedINA Institute

Monday March 26th, 2018

Alima, a film by Loukas Koubouris and Nickolas Papadimitriou, is an Ethnofest production in collaboration with the Mediterranean Institute for Nature and Antropos (MedINA). The film is based on an ethnographic observation of the daily routine of the fishermen at the Mesolonghi-Aitoliko Lagoon. Over the centuries, local communities around the Messolonghi lagoon in Greece have developed …
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Call for Films | “Critical Encounters: The European Refugee Crisis”

Monday March 5th, 2018

Since 2014, the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest has established a themed section, that focuses on a specific topic every year. This themed section aims at making the Festival accessible to wider audiences and at promoting the educational and reflexive dimensions of ethnographic cinema. This year’s themed section is dedicated to the “refugee crisis” …
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Ethnofest Screenings in Volos

Thursday March 1st, 2018

For the third year in a row, Ethnofest collaborates with the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Antrhopology, and the Social Anthropology Lab (University of Thessaly). In the framework of this collaboration, Ethnofest travels to Volos in order to present a selection of films that were screened during the 8th edition of the Festival. The …
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Ethnofest at the 20th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. Screening of the film “Alima”.

Tuesday February 27th, 2018

Α film production of Ethnofest in collaboration with the Mediterranean Institute for Nature and Antropos (MedINA) will be screened at the 20th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. Alima, a film by Loukas Koubouris and Nickolas Papadimitriou, is an ethnographic observation of the daily routine of the fishermen at the Mesolonghi-Aitoliko Lagoon. Over the centuries, local communities around …
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Call for Films | 9th Athens Ethnographic Film Festival

Wednesday February 21st, 2018

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest continues its exploration of the world through the ethnographic lens. For its upcoming ninth edition, Ethnofest is announcing a call for films that observe, feel with every sense and reflect upon their subjects while using the tools of visual anthropology. This call is addressed to anthropologists and scientists …
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Ethnofest Screenings at N.I.A. – Winter School 2018

Friday January 19th, 2018

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest is curating a series of screenings within the framework of the Winter School “Migration in the Margins of Europe”. The Winter School is co-organized by the University of Amsterdam, its Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies, the department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of VU University Amsterdam and …
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“Εthno-Cine: Cinema and Anthropology”: Seminar at Fårö Creative Learning

Monday January 8th, 2018

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest and Fårö Creative Learning collaborate and co-organize the seminar “Ethno-Cine: Cinema and Anthropology”. Through screenings and discussions, participants will be introduced to ethnographic cinema and understand how technology has influenced visual anthropology. The seminar will take place in Fårö Creative Learning every Thursday, from January 11th to February 15th, …
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Thank you!

Monday December 4th, 2017

After five days, lots of screenings, side-events and a masterclass, the 8th Athens Ethnogaphic Film Festival – Ethnofest came to an end! Thank you for the support, the interest, the near-capacity crowds and the discussions after the screenings. See you at the 9th edition of Ethnofest, November 2018!            

Τhe 8th Athens Ethnographic Film Festival is coming!

Monday October 23rd, 2017

For the 8th consecutive year, the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest returns to cine Astor, presenting exciting ethnographic films from all over the world. Among others, this year’s edition consists of two special screenings – John Marshall’s “The Hunters” and the participatory documentary “The Maribor Uprisings” by Maple Razsa and Milton Guillén – interesting …
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Ethnofest collaborates with the Athens International Film Festival!

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival Ethnofest is happy to announce its collaboration with this year’s, 23rd edition of the Athens International Film Festival. The commencement of this collaboration will include the screening of the film “La Chase au Lion á l’ Arc” (Jean Rouch, 1967) at the Athens International Film Festival, a film of high …
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Summer School 2017 is officially over! See you next year!

Saturday August 26th, 2017

The third edition of Summer School 2017 “Visual Ethnography of Cityscapes”, being organized by the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest and the Netherlands Institute at Athens, is now officially over! Twenty nine young researchers, students and visual artists from all over the world got together in Athens, while bringing along their different and colourful …
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Ethnofest at Amorφous Summer Camp – ALIEN Project

Tuesday June 20th, 2017

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival – Ethnofest goes to Eleusis in order to participate in the Amorφous Summer Camp, part of the ALIEN Project. The Ethnnofest participation includes a workshop on the history of ethnographic cinema and three screenings.   Workshop: Ethnographic Cinema. A history of seeing otherness and ourselves. Monday, July 3rd | 18:30 …
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Photography and Anthropology: Ethnofest participates in the Kythera Photographic Encounters

Tuesday May 30th, 2017

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival-Ethnofest will participate in the Kythera Photographic Encounters 2017, in the context of this year’s  “Photography and Anthropology” special themed section. This year’s Kythera Photographic Encounters will take place from September 27th to October 1st. On what terms can one experience and engage with images? In which cultural practices, uses, and …
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Summer School 2017: Almost Here!

Friday May 26th, 2017

This July the Summer School returns to the streets of Athens for the third consecutive year! The Summer School consists of an intensive series of workshops and courses on ethnographic cinema providing BA, MA and PhD students the opportunity to explore the tools of visual anthropology and practice on the ethnographic methodology. Participants will also …
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Call for Films: Filming Labour and Precarity

Thursday May 4th, 2017

Since its very beginning, the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival has aimed at making the Festival accessible to wider audiences and promoting the educational and reflexive dimension of ethnographic cinema on social and political consideration. Thus, in 2014 the Festival introduced a themed section, which focuses on a different topic every year. This year’s tribute emphasizes …
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Seminar: Filmic portraits on ethnographic cinema

Monday April 24th, 2017

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival and the Fårö Creative Learning center are organizing a seminar on ethnographic cinema, ideal for anthropology students, educators, journalists, amateur filmmakers and/or ethnographic film enthusiasts. The seminar, which will focus on filmic portraits, will be conducted by Silas Michalakas, Christos Varvantakis, and Konstantinos Aivaliotis. The main aim is to familiarize the participants …
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Summer school 2017 – apply now!

Sunday March 5th, 2017

The Netherlands Institute at Athens, the Athens Ethnographic Film Festival, the department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the VU Amsterdam in cooperation with the Laboratory of Anthropological Research of Panteion University, are organising an intensive summer school in collaboration with Dutch and Greek universities, for the third year in a row. The course will …
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Call for films

Monday February 20th, 2017

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival continues the exploration of the world through anthropology and image and is announcing a call for films made by anthropologists (or specialists with related background), including students’ works submitted as dissertations or as assignments. The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival is looking for: – student films made by anthropologists (or scientists …
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