2011 PROGRAMME

Around the World in 90 Films

Plan your days! Explore the full film and sessions programme with prize screenings, workshops, special events. Consult the interactive map of film locations in 38 countries.
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FILM PRIZES AND AWARDS

The Royal Anthropological Institute is pleased to announce that the following Film Prizes have been awarded at the 12th RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film, London, 23rd - 26th June 2011.

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FORMER RAI FESTIVALS

11th RAI Film Festival, 2009
CTCC, Leeds Metropolitan University

10th RAI Film Festival, 2007
GCVA, The University of Manchester

7th RAI Film Festival, 2000
SOAS, University of London

Australia

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Australian Films on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th June 2011
 
We would like to draw your attention to four films from Australia covering a variety of issues surrounding indigenous culture and the effect these issues have had within their communities. The films examine day to day living, ritual, health and death, using both new and historical footage.
 
 
Friday, 24th June 2011
 
Eight Ladies – This gentle and reflective film is a moving revelation of the woman’s sense of oneness with their Central Australian homeland and their sense of maintaining a lifestyle from the old days.
 
Part of Us – A film about the Ngarrindjeri people, repatriating bones from a museum in the UK, and the connection they have with their dead through shared land and heritage.
 
 
Saturday, 25th June 2011
 
Kuru – The Science and the Sorcery – A medical detective story, which follows Australian scientist B. Alpers researching Kuru, a neurological disorder found predominately in PNG’s Fore people.
 
The Masks of Mer – A new documentary about Alfred C. Haddon’s first ethnographic film 1898 of dances in the Torres Straits.