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

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14:00 hrs, Sunday 26th June, Roberts G06 
 
 
 
Director / Anthropologist: Rupert Cox - University of Manchester, Angus Carlyle (co-director) - University of the Arts London
Year of Release: 2011
Duration: 10 mins
Country of Production: UK
Location: Narita, Japan
Language: n/a
 
 
 
The film takes as its focus the sounds which constitute the sense of place for the last farming family of the hamlet of Toho, now surrounded by Narita International Airport in Japan. Since 1966, the airport’s construction has been opposed, sometimes violently, by this community and is famously documented in the film series Sanrizuka. The farm now constitutes an island of organic food production, surrounded by the surveillance systems and material infrastructure of the airport. Through an exploration of the intermingling of airport sounds the film is an acoustic archaeology of a precious environment.