Etnografisk film er et tilbud til alle våre studenter. Målsetningen er både å supplere regionalundervisningen og å gi studenter på alle nivåer innsikt i visuelle antropologiske problemstillinger.
Embace of the Serpent (El abrazo de la serpiente) is the critically acclaimed and oscar-nominated anthropological adventure that tells the story of two journeys in the Columbian Amazon, one in the 1900s and the other in the 1940s. It is a poignant condemnation of colonialism and we are left both mourning the loss of, as well as celebrating, the majesty of a lost world.
How are the effects of climate change felt and experienced in different places in the world, and how may this be represented through the eyes of a 14-year old American teenager? Join us in the showing of this ethnographic film and documentary that offers a fresh take on climate change, as well as telling a story of the bond between mother and daughter.
In March 2011, one of the catastrophic events related to the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan, was the nuclear meltdown and release of radioactive material from the nuclear power plant in Fukushima. As a result, almost 500,000 million people were ordered to leave their homes. This movie offers its viewers a look into the daily lives, thoughts and experiences of those who stayed behindin spite of living on toxic land.
What does it mean to be human? What is happiness and violence? What is love and what is hatred? These are just some of the themes explored in this documentary that combines images from around the globe with first-hand acocunts of both joy and suffering. At the same time, the insights into into the life experiences of others, in turn, invite us to reflect back on our own lives.