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Russian Anthropological Film Festival
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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 Film competition programme Debut competition Research projects competition Informative programme Awards

CARAVAN TO THE PAST

Betacam, 35`

Director Irina Khanzerova

Director of photography Sergey Popov

Public TV and Radio Company Zapolyar`e (Perisci), 1996, Nar`yan-Mar

Tel. 4 30 31

Tel. 4 54 22

The first part of film tells about group of Nenets-individualists, which had a hairbreadth escape from the collectivization in the 1930s and kept in primeval their mode of life and language. The second part - about the monuments of the pagan culture which have been found out in the Karsk tundra.

 

HOLD THE FIXTURE IN HEARTS

35 mm, 20`

Author Yury Polovnikov

RCSDF Film studio Otechestvo (Fatherland), 1991, Vologda

Tel. (8172) 736017

Tel. (8172) 25 5415

The film tells about inhabitants of village Greshnevo in the Tver region, about their memories, ancient folk songs and sacred verses.

DAYS OF THE FUTURE BUDDHAS

The Special Prize of the 1st RAFF second award

35 mm, 56`

Director Valery Solomin

Screenplay A. Kosenkov, V.Solomin

Siberiacinema, 1994, Novosibirsk (Russia)

Tel. 461212

Tel. 230119

The film tells about the Buddhism in Buryatiya. The history of destruction of the Buddhism during Soviet time and also revival of the Buddhism in a modern Russia are showing on the screen.

VICTIM

The Special Prize of the 1st RAFF

Betacam, 56`

Directors Anastasia Lapsui and Markku Lehmuskallio

Iorn Donnor Studio, 1998, Salekhard

Tel. (34 591) 46 544

The film tells about Sel`kup family living on the river Vatyl`ka, the inflow of the Taz, about a daily life and daily problems that appears in these lands because of industrial wood getting.

CALL

Betacam, 46`

Author Albert Rodionov

Director of photography Yaroslav Fimelonov

Public TV and Radio Company Yamal, 1997, Salekhard

Tel. (34 591) 418 35

Tel. (34 591 4 66 29

The journalist, the hero of film, tells about the travel to relatives to the Yamal Nenets living in tundra.

CRADLE (OIL AND PEOPLE)

Betacam, 48`

Author Raisa Ernazarova

Scientific adviser I. Gemuev

Director of photography G. Raspevin

Public TV and Radio Company NovosibirskAccent, 1998, Novosibirsk

Tel. (3832)35 52 37

Tel. (3832 43 43 69

Tel. (3832) 22 06 69

The film tells about Nenets, living in woods where the oilproduction endangers existence of their culture and ethnos on the whole.

NOMADIC FAMILY. THE HOPE

Betacam, 35`

Screenplay Anatoly Gogolev

Director Olga Novgorodova

Scientific adviser Maria Pogodaeva

Director of photography Sergey Tayursky

Producer Anatoly Gogolev

NVC Saha T/O Gevan, 1998, Yakutsk

Tel. 25 06 34

Tel. 25 33 25

Tel. 25 39 51

Tel. 26 03 38

The film tells about nomadic reindeer-breeding Evens family, living in Tomponsk district of Yakutia.

PEOPLE OF MIDNIGHT LAND

Betacam, 50`

Author Oleg Aliev

Scientific advisers Lyudmila Khomich, Yuri Kvashnin

Assistant of the director Nadezhda Bulanova

Producer Sergey Buzov, Moscow

Tel. (495) 917 7972

Tel. (495) 915 2715

Film in details tells about a life of the Nenets­-reindeer breeders which overland herds of deers for summering.

WE DON`T NEED YOUR LIFE

35 mm, 29`

Director I. Grigoriev

Film Studio Risk, 1993, Moscow

This film is about Yamal Nenets, reindeer breeders, their traditional life and those who came to subject tundra.

THE CHARMED WANDERER

35mm, 16`

Author Vyacheslav Orekhov

Director of photography A. Ignatenko

RCSDF, 1996, Bolshevo, the Moscow district

Tel. 519 73 12

Tel. 209 40 01

About the old man who go on a pilgrimage from Diveevo to the Holy TrinitySergiy`s Laura along the Russian roads.

THE ANTRE

35mm, 14`

Author V. Popov

Director of photography B. Evrilov

Sverdlovsk Film Studio, Hope, 1998, Sverdlovsk

Film tells about settlement Shaytanka in Northern Urals Mountains where in 1930-1940s people of many nationalities have been deported to.

CHOKHOTUI`S PREDICTION

S-VHS, 40`

Author Vyacheslav Semenov

Scientific adviser A. Myreeva

Film Company Sakhafilm, 1996, Yakutsk

Tel. (4112) 25 23 93

Tel. (4112 26 05 84

The film-monologue is about the 108 years old Evenk woman, shaman Matrena Petrovna Kulbertinova, about her life, beliefs and Evenk traditions.

WAY TO THE SACRED PLACE

The 1st RAFF JURY GRANDPRIX

S-VHS, 47`

Author Andrei Golovnev

Public TV and Radio Company Yamal-inform, 1997, Yekaterinburg (Russia)

Tel. (345 11) 6 88 55

The poetic film devoted to traditions, customs and beliefs of Nenets.

Ethnologist-filmmaker follows the legendary path of the Yamal Khada, the Nenets Goddess of

the Ends of the Land, participating through discourse a series of events and rituals. The film

showcases the lives, myths and rites of nomadic reindeer herders of northwestern Siberia.

CHRISTMAS IN PARIS

35 mm, 30`

Author Arcady Morozov

Sverdlovskf Film Studio, t/o Hope, Yekaterinburg

Tel. (3432) 55 16 49

Tel. (3432) 73 16 49

Tel. (3432) 56 37 38

The film shows the life of the Orenburg Cossacks (the Nagaibaks Turkman origin people who practice Orthodox religion). They have been included in the military list by empress Anna Ioanovna and now Cossacks live in the settlements derived its name from the Russian weapon victories: Paris, Berlin, Chesma, Varna, etc.

RUSSIAN LIFE

Betacam, 26`

Director V. Yarmoshenko

Producer Nadezhda Okorokova

Fund Nanuk, Perm

Tel. (34 22) 90 69 06

Tel. (34 22) 33 33 64

Film is about European Nenets, their modern life and the problems because of civilization intrusion upon the traditional culture.

HAPPINESS

22`

Director Sergey Dvortsovoi

Film tells about amusing and sad cases of a daily life of the Kazakh family.

THERE, IN THE CENTRE OF RUSSIA

Betacam, 30`

Director Evgenie Lebedev

Screenplay S. Irikov

Studio Irtva, 1997, Salekhard

Tel. (34591) 4 43 44

The film-monologue of Sel`kup writer S. Irikov is about destiny of his people.

TUPI-TAP

35mm, 37`

Scriptwriter and director Anatoly Baluev

Director of photography V. Denisov, V. Monastyrsky

Sverdlovsk Film Studio, t/o Nadezhda (Hope), 1996, Yekaterinburg

Tel. (343) 255 16 26

Tel. (343) 56 37 38

Tel. (343) 60 16 00 

Tupi-tap is the name of the Komi-Permytsk national dancing. Film tells about 5th International the Finns-Ugrians Folklore Festival that took place in Komi-Permytsk autonomous region in summer of 1996.

PHYSIOLOGY OF RUSSIAN LIFE

Betacam, 52`

Scriptwriter and director Igor Alimpiev

Film Studio Lentelefilm, 1995, St.-Petersburg

Tel. (812) 232 8881

Tel. (812) 219 7732

Film was made on the base of the archival chronicle video materials about the life work history of I. P. Pavlov, and the social remodeling mechanism of the Russian lifeway into Soviet after October revolution is shown here.

KHANTS OBLASOK

16 mm, 16`

Author Arcady Mikhalev

Scientific adviser V. Kulemzin

Studio Vizan, 1992, Tomsk

Tel. 773 994

This ethnographic film tells about home-making of oblasok, dog-out wooden boat, in the Khants settlement.  

KHOLOLO

Betacam, 23`

Screenplay and director Evgenie Egorov

Director of photography A. Gorbatyuk

Public TV and Radio Company Kamchatka, 1996, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatski

Tel. 55 83 45

The film from a telecast cycle Amto, Koryakiya! tells about a traditional seasonal celebration of Koryaks-Nymylans, hunters for sea beasts.

THE BANDBOX

35 mm, 60 min

Author Alexei Khanyutin

CSDF 1986 Moscow

Tel. (495) 151 2016

This is a story about inhabitants of the Moscow ends, who kept their native traditional way of life.

 

 

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