Around the World in 90 Films

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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

Saudade - Brazilian Tales of Longing #44

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16:00 hrs, Friday 24th June, Roberts G06
Student film
Director: Sonja Schenkel
Year of Release: 2009
Duration: 58 mins
Country of Production: Switzerland, Brazil
Location: Brazil
Language: Portuguese (English sub)
Production: Lelan Film
Globalisation makes us long for roots and Saudade is a feeling that describes this longing, this nostalgia. In this film, we go on a journey to explore the Brazilian meaning of Saudade. We follow mariners as they cross the ocean from Europe back home to Brazil, we peer into a hidden monastery and we travel to the Northeast of Brazil, where tales of longing resonate within the voices of traditional poets. This voyage introduces us to little known twists of the Brazilian soul.

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