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Russian Anthropological Film Festival
6 July 2015
The results of the competition 2015 is announced
20 June 2015
Program of the CAER and RFAF
The full program (films and presentations) is available (on the Russian and English)
22 May 2015
Results of selection 2015
9th RFAF Competition (short-list)


another Ethnographic or Doc Film Festivals:

Regional Festival-Contest of Documentary Films about National Cultures "Eurasian Kaleidoscope"

International Festival of TV Programs and Films "Golden Tambourine"

Festival of Vision Cinema

International Festival of Documentary,Short, Fiction and Animatrd Films "Message to Man"

Open Russian Documentary Film Festival "Russia"

International Documentary Film festival "Flahertiana"

International Festival of Films on Human Rights "Stalker"

International VGIK Film Festival

Moscow International Festival of Visual Anthropology "Mediating Camera"

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival (IDFA)   November-December

Aspekty Film Festival of Visual Anthropology Poland (Torun)  November

Astra Film Fest Romania, Oktober

Beeld voor Beeld Amsterdam, June


Berlin Festival Berlin, July

Bilan du Film Ethnographique Paris, March

Canadian International Documentary Festival, Hot Docs  April

Carrefour des Festivals

Cinma du Rel Paris, March

Corto imola festival

DIF - Deutsche Filminstitut

Doc en courts

DOK.FEST - Internationales Dokumentarfilmfestival Munchen

Docpoint - Helsinki Documentary Film Festival

Douarnenez Festival de Cinema

Edinburgh Filmfestival

Ecrans Documentaries (Les)

Encounters South Africa

Ethno Film Fest


Festival Black Movie

Festival Cinema Mediterraneen

Festival Dei Popoli

Festival Doc Its All True

Festival International du Cinema Documentaire, Visions du Reel  Nyon, April

Festival International du Documentaire Marseille

Festival Montagne et exploration

Festival Panafricain du Cinema et de la Television de Ouagadougou, Bukino Faso  February-March

Freiburger Film Forum   Freiburg, Germany, May

Go East

Gottingen International Film Festival Germany, May

International Festival of Ethnological Film in Belgrade

It's All True

Karlovy Vary

International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film    Leipzig, October -November

Mannheim Heidelberg

Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival      New York, November

Manosque Festival

Mois du Film documentaire

National Media Museum

Nordic Anthropological Film Festival (NAFA)    Trondheim, Norway, June

Nuoro International festival of Ethnografic Films


Ouagadougou- Festival Panafricain du Cinma et de la Tlvision

Parnu International Documentary and Anthropological Film Festival Estonia, July

Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) International Festival of Ethnographic Films    Manchester, UK, June-July

Recontres Image et Science Paris

Regards Compars     October

Sardinia International Ethnographic Film Festival

Shadow Festival

Sheffield International Film Festival Oktober-November

Shortshortsfilm Festival

Silverdoc Discovery Channel Documentary Festival


Taiwan International Film Festival Docs

Tampere Short Film Festival  March

Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival


UNREAL: International Nonfiction Film Festival

Viscult - Festival of Visual Culture - Joensuu       Finland, September-October


ZINEBI, Bilbao Documentary and Short Film Festival

Russian Associations:  Filmmakers Union of Russian Federation  Film Director`s Guild of Russia  Guild of Cinematographers of Filmmakers` Union of Russia  Film Critics` Guild of Russia  Russian Guild of Non-Fiction Film and TV  Producers` Guild of Russia  The Russian International Film Market  Assosiation of Animated Films

International Associations: Nordic Anthropoligical Film Assosiation (NAFA) EDN European Documentary Network International Documentary Association  European Association of Social Anthropologist   

Visual Anthropology Resources:

Visual Anthropology Program, University of Tromsoe, Norway
Visual Anthropology Network, European Association of Visual Anthropologists (EASA)
Institut for den Wissenschaftlichen Film, Goettingen, Germany
Granada Center for Visual Anthropology, Manchester, UK
RAI - Royal Anthropological Institute, London, UK
PocketVisions, University College, London, UK
Visualanthropology net: resources online for Visual Anthropology, Italy
Les Ateliers Varan, Paris, France
Comit du film thnographique, France
Socit Franaise d'Anthropologie Visuelle, France
Centre national de la recherce scientifique, Nanterre, France
Visual Anthropology, Institut fr Vlkerkunde, Universitt zu Kln, Germany
Anthropology Film Center, New Mexico
Video in the Village - indigenous media, Brazil
Film Australia
Centre for Visual Sciences, at the Australian National University
Center for Visual Anthropology, University of Southern Califonia, US
Society for Visual Anthropology, SVA, US
Visual Communication Program, Temple University, US
Documentary Educational Resourses, DER, US
JANDARSHAN Filmschool, Raipur, India

TVs:  Arte France/Arte Germany  BBC Canal +  CBC Channel Four  HBO PBS REN-TV  TV and Radio Atlas (Russia)  NTV (Russia) First Channel (Russia)  TV Channel  "Culture" TV Channel "Russia" 

Distributers:  Bullfrog Films (USA) documentaries (Germany)  F For Film (France)  Fanlight Productions (USA)  Janson Media (USA) 

Informative Resourses&Journals: Infrormation about films, festivals etc. from Britain ()  Docos  Documentary Film Finder  DocuSeek Film&Video Finder  International Documentary Magazine  Internet Movie Database (IMBd) Documentary Search Factual TV (Factual programmes, lifestyle and documentaries - online video service)
 Intervention Press
 Visual Anthropology Review
 Visual anthropology in Encyclopedia of Cultural Anthropology


Bergen Museum, Norway
Etnografisk Museum, Oslo, Norway
Etnografiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
Nationalmuseet, Copenhagen, Denmark

General Anthropology:

Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, Norway
Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen, Norway
Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Tromsoe, Norway
Department of Ethnography and Social Anthropology, University of Aarhus, Denmark
The Anthropology review database

Films Archives&Institutes:  Russian Centarl Documentary Film Studio Archive  Public Film Fond of Russia  Russian Public Film and Photo Documents Archive  Film Library of St.Peterburg Documentaries Studio
The Danish Film Institute
The Norwegian Film Institute
The Swedish Film Institute
The Finnish Film Archive
The British Film Institute
The American Film Institute
Optimistic film 

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