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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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 Lover and the Beloved #29

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11:30 hrs, Friday 24th June, Darwin LT
Director / Anthropologist: Andy Lawrence
Year of Release: 2011
Duration: 70 mins
Country of Production: UK
Location: India (Hindu)
Language: English, Hindu, Bengali (English sub)
Production: Asta Films & GCVA
The Lover and the Beloved: A Journey Into Tantra is a film about one man’s journey across northern India and his search for enlightenment. Rajive McMullen, a history teacher, makes the difficult and painful journey into the heart of Tantra, searching for meaning in holy shrines, coming close to death in cremation grounds and enjoying the chaos of the Aghori seekers.