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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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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

The Festival

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The 12th RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film 2011
will be held in London, 23 - 26 June 2011

The screening programme is now on-line!


The film submission deadline was 15 January 2011 and has now expired.
(The deadline for the next festival is expected to be 15 January 2013)




Sponsored by The Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), The Department of Anthropology, University College London (UCL), and InSight Education.

Submissions  invited from any field of ethnographic film. Only films released (first screened in public) after 1st January 2008 are eligible for competitive screening.

Please submit the form and stills by e-mail (film@therai.org.uk) and send the preview DVD and proof of entry fee by post. Deadline for Submission was 15 January 2011  - Sorry, but we cannot accept further submissions for this year's festival!

Please see the following documents:
Film Submission Form (please download, fill in and return)
Film Submission Rules
List of Film Prizes

Contact for any inquiries: Susanne Hammacher (film@therai.org.uk)

Screening copies  to be addressed to: (if mailing form outside EU please add: "non-commercial value, for cultural / educational purpose only") 

The Royal Anthropological Institute
Film Festival Office
50 Fitzroy Street
London W1T 5BT

film@therai.org.uk or festival@therai.org.uk
phone: +44-(0)20-7387 0455
fax number: +44-(0)20-7388 8817