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The workshop is mainly hold in German! Die Anmeldung zur Ethnocineca Projektwerkstatt ist ab sofort bis 15. Februar 2017 möglich. Alle Informationen und Online-Formular.



Call for Film 2017 has ended

Thanks a lot to all filmmakers for 458 submissions! That's a new record in our festival history! The "Call for Films" has ended on Dec. 1st 2016!



Call for Films for Ethnocineca 2017


We are very happy to announce the 'Call for Films' for next year’s edition of our Film Festival. The call is open until Dec 1st 2016.  Ethnocineca will celebrate it’s  11th edition from 4th to 10th of May 2017 in Vienna’s Votivkino.

As usual we’re looking for ethnographic and documentary films, that enable the audience in the most convincing ways to engage in depth, and with a critical and undogmatic perspective, with specific human lifeworlds. In addition to our main program, we proudly announce our 4 competitions, for which you can also apply:

IDA – International Documentary Award
EVA – Excellence in Visual Anthropology Award
ADA – Austrian Documentary Award
ESSA – Ethnocineca Student Shorts Award

We further encourage filmmakers to contribute to this year’s programmatic focus Radical Minds, by sending in films dedicated to unfamiliar and creative perspectives on current political and social developments. We search for films, that give voice to what is unheard in popular discourses, make visible what is unseen in public media and present possible ways towards social utopias and individual dreams in times of uncertainty and change. It’s an invitation to change perspective on the – these days heavily overstressed – term of radicalism. ~ radically optimistic, radically cosmopolitan, radically human ~

Please send us your contributions until the 1st of December 2016.

>>> Rules & Regulations and the online Submission Form

We are looking forward to your films. 


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