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.
read more

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.

read more

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

Ordinary Life #134

  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home1/raifilmf/public_html/film/festival/2011/home/modules/views/views.module on line 879.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home1/raifilmf/public_html/film/festival/2011/home/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home1/raifilmf/public_html/film/festival/2011/home/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_boolean_operator::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home1/raifilmf/public_html/film/festival/2011/home/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_boolean_operator.inc on line 149.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home1/raifilmf/public_html/film/festival/2011/home/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home1/raifilmf/public_html/film/festival/2011/home/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 135.
13:30 hrs, Thursday 23rd June, Roberts G08
 
Student Film
 
 
 
Director / Anthropologist: Sarah Schreuder
Year of Release: 2010
Duration: 43 mins
Country of Production: The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands
Language: Dutch (English sub)
Production: Visual Ethnography, Leiden University
 
 
 
Ordinary Life is about the socialisation of young people with mild to moderate mental handicaps in Dutch society. In a local neighbourhood lies a communal home for eight of these people. The supervisors provide care which is individually directed towards a full and independent life. The intimate documentary tells two stories, of Kevin (17) and Nadia (21), from their own perspective: Kevin finds a job at McDonald’s and Nadia tries to feel happy in her relationship with Laurence. Their experiences raise questions about full personhood and citizenship and give insight into wider expectations about “normalcy” in Dutch society.