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Russian Anthropological Film Festival
News
6 July 2015
AWARDS OF 9th RAFF
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)

Organizers and Jury Awards

ANTHROPOLOGICAL FILM COMPETITION

 

TINY KATERINA

The 4th RAFF GRAND PRIX

Film by Ivan Golovnev

Russia, 2004

24 min.

Screenplay, cameraman and director Ivan Golovnev

Montage Yuri Yatsenko

Music by group Veresk

Producer Andrei Golovnev

Ethnographic Bureau Studio

+7 (343) 3744156

e-mail: ivandrr@mail.ru

Northwestern Siberia, Russia. Small Khanty girl Katerina observes and understands the outer world. She learns the voices of people, animals and other beings. Gradually she approaches the unknown and the unknown comes closer - not far from Katerinas nomad camp an oil rig appears.

 

DIALOGUES IN THE ELECTRIC TRAIN

The Special Award of the 4th RAFF Jury

Betacam SP, 26`

Russia, 2004

Kazan Film chronicles Studio

Director and cameraman Sergey Litovets

Producer Mikhail Mikhailov

litovez97@mail.ru

Film is acting in the electric train that is likeable reflection of the whole our life. Inornate, but a penetrant kaleidoscope of ordinary human lives.

 

CRADLE

(from a film cyclus Nenets. Lessons of ancestors)

The Award of the 4th RAFF Jury for the best educational film

Betacam SP, 13`

Russia, 2003

Director Valery Krylov

+7(34922) 35417

kumzerski@rambler.ru

Ethnographic film for juniors about Nenets traditional culture.

 

YUPA

The Award of the 4th RAFF Jury for prosequence in research of Chuvash traditions and attachment to theme

Betacam SP, 33`

Russia, 2004

Public TV and Radio Company Chuvashia, Cheboksary

Author Ekaterina Yagafova

Director Leonid Trifonov

Producer Alexander Osipov

yagafova@yandex.ru

Film tells about nonChristian Chuvashs and their All Souls` Day.

 

DOMESTICATION OF TINY DEERS

(from a film cyclus Traditional farming occupations of the Yamal Nenets)

The Award of the 4th RAFF Jury for the best enlightening film

Audience Award

MiniDV, 6`

Russia, 2003

Studio Ilebts, Salekhard

Author Mikhail Okotetto

Director of film cyclus Mikhail Korobov

+7(34922) 34151, 78462

ilebts@narod.ru

Since early age child have his deer it is tiny deer who was made an orphan, suckled and cosset by man.

 

MEDIAN DAY

The Award of the 4th RAFF Jury for the best using of archival video materials

DVcam, 26`

Russia, 2003

Audiovisual Research Center IEA of the Russian Academy of Science, Moscow

Director and cameraman Nikita Hokhlov

Anthropologist Nicolay Pluzhnikov

+7(095) 1253079

ethno@list.ru

TV format. Film tells about modern Kanin Nenets reindeer breeders. When they have gathered for the Celebration, but stormsnowing began suddenly and people couldnt stand against inclement weather, as well as hundred years ago.

 

ARCTIC WANDERERS

The Award of the 4th RAFF Jury for the best camerawork

Betacam SP, 52`

Russia, 2004

TV company GEO, Moscow

Director and anthropologist Vasily Sarana

Producer Alexander Biryuk

+7(095) 9549644

geo_tv@hotmail.com

Film tells about Taimyr reindeer and about native people, whose traditional and modern life is depended on this animal.

 

IN THE ZONE OF LOVE

The Award of the 4th RAFF Jury for the best film solution of complex theme

Betacam SP, 29`

Russia, 2003

Sverdlovsk Film Studio

Director Arcady Morozov

+7(343) 3731649

Film tells about the blind Mansi hunter. Deep plot, complex story about lonely taiga inhabitants of foothills of Urals Mountains.

 

CURE PEOPLE

The Award of the 4th RAFF Jury for the best film about mystic powers in our life

35 mm, 25`

Russia, 2003

Studio Chelovek i vremya (Man and time), Moscow

Director Pavel Strelnikov

+7(095) 4411832

postrel@mail.ru

Film tells about life of inhabitants of the Tver region. About irrevocabling strange people who keep arcane knowledge.

 

AUTUMN ON OB`

The Award of the 4th RAFF Jury for the authentic film about life of ObUgrian

DVCAM, 46`

Estonia Norway, 2003

Visual Cultural Studies,

University of Tromso

Director and anthropologist Janno Simm

+7(372) 56635519

jsimm@stud.sv.uit.no, janno@hotmail.com

Film about autumn cares of modern natives of Ob Khants. Returning to the natural economy of ancestors. Their modern life its a mix of fishery, hunting and reindeer breeding.

 

MAKING A VISIT TO ZHAKY APAY

The Special Award of the 4th RAFF Jury

Digital Betacam, 14`

Russia, 2003

State Unitary Enterprises TV and Radio Company, Izhevsk

Directors Elena Popova, Jury Bashurov

Anthropologist Elena Popova

+7(3412) 213577

popova@ni.udm.ru

Southern Udmurts call Easter as a Great day .

In the village Karmas Easter is celebrated every year: people bake ritual bread, visit families of their clan. On Easter they bypass houses against the stream of water and in every home sing a special tune with the prayer for well-being. And the same way Zhaky Apay celebrates the Great day.

 

MUM

The award of Governor of YamalNenets autonomous region for the best poetic film about life of KomiPermyaks

Betacam SP, 118`

Russia, 2003

Sverdlovsk Public TV Company

Screenplay and director Anatoly Baluev

baluev@sgtrk.ru the World

The world of KomiPermyk pianist, composer and priest.

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