Tid og sted: 28. nov. 2018 16:1517:45, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

"It’s one of the greatest, most audacious, most original documentaries ever made" writes Richard Brody in The New Yorker.  Chronicle of a Summer is a documentary about the everyday lives of ordinary Parisians, done in the style of cinéma vérité, filmed in 1961.

A child and an old man
Tid og sted: 14. nov. 2018 16:0017:30, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

How are things interrelated? “What pattern connects the crab to the lobster,” muses anthropologist, philosopher, and systems theorist Gregory Bateson in this award-winning film, the making of filmmaker Nora Bateson’s tribute to her late father.

Tid og sted: 7. nov. 2018 16:0017:30, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

A modern Cannibal Tale: This film is the story of an aged anthropologist and artist who returns to The Amazon and Papua New Guinea to meet friends he has not seen for 40 years, after having spent intense time with them and being absent for so long.

The book cover (a hair dryer and a gun), and the author.
Tid og sted: 31. okt. 2018 16:0017:30, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

The rise of the far right in Europe is a terrifying phenomenon that leaves many befuddled. It seems unstoppable; it seems like a feat of muscular men. But is it either of these things? 

Tid og sted: 24. okt. 2018 16:0017:30, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

Visually spectacular, with breathtaking images of the faithful at Varanassi, the ritual capital of Hindu India, this film is one of the most marking pieces of cinema on the matter of religion, religiosity and ritual. 

Tid og sted: 3. okt. 2018 16:0017:30, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups Hus

Poetic, witty, ironic, artsy and -most of all- endlessly fun in the most quirky way, Patrick Keiller's visual project is an elegy to post-industrial society. 

Tid og sted: 30. mai 2018 16:15, Auditorium 1 i Georg Sverdrups hus

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. 

Tid og sted: 23. mai 2018 16:15, Auditorium 1 i Georg Sverdrups hus

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 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 behind and continue to live on toxic land.

Tid og sted: 9. mai 2018 16:1517:45, Auditorium 1 i Georg Sverdrups hus

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. 

Tid og sted: 25. apr. 2018 16:1518:30, Auditorium 1 i Georg Sverdrups hus

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.

Tid og sted: 14. mars 2018 16:1517:15, Auditorium 1 i Georg Sverdrups hus

Join us in the showing of our second ethnographic film this semester, where we travel to Accra, the vibrant capital of Ghana. Walking down the city streets, we meet both younger and older generations of people wearing African prints and wear. Come and listen to them tell their stories, why African fashion is important to them and how they use it. 

Tid og sted: 28. feb. 2018 16:1518:00, Auditorium 1 i Georg Sverdrups hus

Historien om Danmarks kolonitid er ofte blitt fortalt etter modellen: "Danskere fortæller om danskere til danskere."

I et brudd med dette, undersøker dokumentaren "We Carry It Within Us", hvem som forteller historien, hvordan og om hva, og viser dermed hvordan fortiden er tilstede i nåtiden. 

Tid og sted: 21. feb. 2018 16:1517:45, Auditorium 1 i Georg Sverdrups hus

Welcome to this semester's first showing in our ethnographic film series! In this visually stunning and engaging movie, we follow a nomadic family in the Mongolian Gobi desert and their attempts to get a mother camel to accept her newborn young.