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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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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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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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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