Inform letter 2019

VIII Moscow International

Festival of Visual Anthropology


May – June, 2019

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.

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

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.

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

Screenings will be accompanied by discussions with 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.

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.

All submitted materials stay in Festival archive for non-commercial usage in scientific and educational purposes.

We accept only full online 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.

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

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



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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