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Message posted on 21/01/2019

Call for films and collaboration

VIII Moscow International

Festival of Visual Anthropology


May, 2019

Dear friends and colleagues, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, N.N.Mikhukho-Maklai Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Moscow State Pedagogical University are happy to invite you to VIII Moscow International Festival of Visual Anthropology “Mediating Camera” in May of 2019.

Attracting the attention of a wide range of experts and the audience to the diversity and beauty of the various cultural traditions of the peoples of the world remains our primary concern. But according to the title of our Festival – «Mediating Camera», we especially welcome films in which the dialogue of cultures is carried out through the realization of author’s moral responsibility.

Screenings will be accompanied by discussions with film directors and anthropologists. You will be able to participate in thematic seminars on problems and perspectives of visual anthropology application in sociocultural and scientific-educational practices.

Please find more information about the festival on our site: http://visantmedia.mes.msu.ru/en/festival/

Film submission

Festival considers documentaries about the cultures of different peoples of the world, made not earlier than 2016.

A special Debut Competition will be held for those authors who have made their first film.

The deadline for applications: February 15, 2019. But we always appreciate your ability to send them as soon as possible.

Selection results will be announced not later than April, 2019.

We accept only full on-line versions of films for selection to the festival program. Films must be accompanied by English subtitles. Please do not send films that were presented at the festival in previous years. All submitted materials stay in Festival archive for non-commercial usage in scientific and educational purposes.

Please, find technical requirements for materials & registration form on our site.

On-line film registration form: http://visantmedia.mes.msu.ru/en/festival/festival-2019/registration2019/

Organizing committee of the festival is considering the possibility of partial funding of participants’ expenses.


web: http://visantmedia.mes.msu.ru

E-mail: mediating.camera@gmail.com

Phone. +7 (495) 939 3292, +7 (495) 938 1820

Fax: +7 (495) 938 06 00

Please, distribute this information among those who might be interested and concerned. Thank you for the cooperation!

Festival organizing committee

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