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

Reflection (El Reflejo) #323

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13:30 hrs, Thursday 23rd June, Roberts G06
 
 
 
Director / Anthropologist: Lisa Stevenson, Eduardo Kohn
Year of Release: 2010
Duration: 25 mins
Country of Production: Canada
Location: Quito, Ecuador (Italian, Jewish Immigrants to Ecuador)
Language: Spanish (English sub)
 
 
 
 
El Reflejo (Reflection) is a ‘sensorial’ ethnography that attends to gestures, actions, mannerisms, and silences to convey something of the wisdom of a remarkable elderly Italian Jew who fled Nazi Europe to make her home in Ecuador. Filmed in what was to be her last year, it focuses on how she gives life to her many pasts through the objects she touches and the images that haunt her. Hers is a poignant reflection on both the death in life and the lives of the dead who still might people our lives if we could just learn to listen for them.