“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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Thank you!

Monday November 28th, 2016

Five days and more than 50 screenings later, the 7th Athens Ethnographic Film Festival came to an end last night. Thank you all for your support, your interest, the post-screening discussions and the near-capacity crowds. See you all in 2017!

The 7th Athens Ethnographic Film Festival is here!

Tuesday November 15th, 2016

The 7th Athens Ethnographic Film Festival will be taking place between November 23rd – 27th at Astor Cinema in downtown Athens. This year’s edition will be bigger than ever, featuring more than 50 films in six sections: Panorama, Student Films, Special Screenings, Tributes, Intangible Cultural Heritage and Summer School. Diggers look for clams on the …
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Ethnofest supports the Break the Chain Festival #2

Friday October 21st, 2016

The Athens Ethnographic Film Festival supports the Break the Chain Festival #2, a social awareness campaign on the issue of human trafficking, by curating its film screening section. Two fiction features that could have been documentaries and three documentaries which unfortunately are not fiction, will be screened on Saturday October 22nd and Sunday October 23rd at …
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New website launch!

Monday October 17th, 2016

After many months of planning and hard work, we are very happy to share our new website with you all! Apart from improving the structure and layout of the already existing information, we have created something more substantial and innovating: a thorough database, which will be based on the Festival’s significant archive, organized in a …
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Ethnofest’s first film production!

Thursday September 29th, 2016

The Anthropologiki Etairia Athinon (Athens Anthropological Society) has decided to engage in film production in the social sciences. A first attempt in this direction is the coordination and production of the documentary film “Living with Hard Times” for the EU FP7 Programme Livewhat (http://www.livewhat.unige.ch/). The project is a research collaboration between scholars from Universities in …
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