The Ethnological View

GLORIOUS EXIT

Nigeria, USA 2008 | 75 Min. | DigiBeta, OmeU
Q&A with: Kevin Merz
The news of his Niger­ian father’s death catch­es Jar­reth Merz off guard. Now living and work­ing as a the­ater actor in Los Ange­les, his par­ents had orig­i­nal­ly met in Nige­ria. … read more

JEAN PAUL

Francesco Uboldi
Camerun, Italy 2006 | 8 Min. | BetaSP, OmeU
Q&A with: Francesco Uboldi
Cameroon, 2005. A man is seized, dragged to a seclud­ed loca­tion, tied to a tree, and left to suffer a tor­tur­ous death by star­va­tion accord­ing to the pre­cepts of local … read more

NAUA HUNI - INDIANERBLICK AUF DIE ANDERE WELT

Barbara Keifenheim
Germany 1984 | 64 Min. | DVD, OF
Q&A with: Barbara Keifenheim
When our own image becomes the image of oth­er­ness: Ama­zo­nia, 1980. Imag­ine: Deep in the jungle, images of every­day life in Ger­many appear out of the dark­ness – images of … read more

NGAT IS DEAD

Denmark, Papua New Guinea 2008 | 59 Min. | DigiBeta, OmeU
Q&A with: Ton Otto
What do anthro­pol­o­gists mean when they claim to study the cul­tur­al tra­di­tions of others by par­tic­i­pat­ing in them? This film fol­lows the Dutch anthro­pol­o­gist Ton Otto, who has been adopt­ed … read more

THE PROFESSIONAL FOREIGNER

Manfred Krüger, Rolf Husmann
Germany 2008 | 60 Min. | BetaSP, OmeU
Q&A with: Asen Balikci, Rolf Husmann
Asen Balik­ci and Visual Ethnog­ra­phy A por­trait of this clas­sic figure in visual anthro­pol­o­gy, taking us into the worlds inhab­it­ed by Cana­di­an Inuit, Afghan nomads, vil­lagers in Bul­gar­ia and in … read more