Eighth Annual International Festival of Anthropology Film: Work and Solidarity.

Call for submissions.The film committee invites film submissions that explore notions of work and social solidarity. All aspects of work – paid/unpaid; creative, productive, intangible – are considered. What we are most interested in are films that find ways that illuminate solidarity and dignity in and through work.

Submission deadline: Early submission deadline: January 16, 2015. Final submission deadline: February 20, 2015.

Submission form.

Submission fee: Please submit $20.00 per film via Pay Pal (use button below) and include confirmation of payment along with your film submission. Please send dvd preview copy of film to: The Ethnographic Film Unit,Dept. of Anthropology, 6303 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1. Canada.

Digital submission via ftp or URL are not supported at this time. Note: price discount on submission fee if submitting more than one film.

Films submitted by the early deadline will be prioritized for selection. However all submissions received by February 20, 2015 will be considered.

Number of film submissions

2014 Film Festival: Seven Generations, respecting our past, looking to our future!

The 7th annual festival honoured the efforts and intentions of Idle No More through our festival theme. The festival highlighted films by Indigenous filmmakers, films framed by an Indigenous perspective, and films about Indigenous issues.

2013 Film Festival

The theme of the 6th International Festival of Anthropology Film (March, 2013) focussed on politically engaged and activist anthropological films that turn the lens on what it means to challenge cultural norms and political authority.

2011 Film Festival

Festival Poster

Film synopses of our Main Stage and Featured Films.

Festival co-sponsored by The Museum of Anthropology.

Festival co-sponsored by University Neighbourhoods Association.

2010 Film Festival

The 2010 film festival was held in the newly refurbished Michael M. Ames Theatre, Museum of Anthropology, UBC. April 30 and May 1, 2010.

Festival co-sponsored by The Museum of Anthropology.

Festival poster.

Film synopses of our Main Stage and Featured Films.

2010: New Film Series

UBC Premiere of Histakshitl Ts'awaatskwii -We Come From One Root. 8:00 pm at the Coach House, Green College. January 18, 2010 : see here for poster

2009 Film Festival

The 2009 festival was held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Canadian Anthropological Society May 13-16,2009.

Festival Poster

Festival Programme

2008 Film Festival

Festival Poster

Festival Programme.

The jury prize for best film was awarded to The Water Front

Festival co-sponsored by University Neighbourhoods Association.

Inaugural Film Festival

2007 Film Festival Poster











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