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Excellence in Visual Anthropology Award (EVA)


This competition reflects the diversity of ethnographic film and honors outstanding achievements and innovative works that contribute to a progressive understanding of Visual Anthropology (of ethnographic film, anthropologically-informed documentary films or "sensory ethnography"): traditional as well as experimental methods and approaches are equally welcome, as long as they correspond to anthropological principles in perspective and style.

Curators: Katja Seidel & Sophie Wagner

Prize Money provided by: Institut für Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie, Universität Wien
 

Jury:

Ulrike Davis-Sulikowski (Social- and Cultural anthropologist, University of Vienna)              

Paolo Favero (Associate Professor for Film Studies and Visual Culture at the Department of Communication Studies, University of Antwerp)

Michaela Schäuble (Director and Assistant Professor for Media Anthropology, University of Bern)

Nominated Films:

Cláudia Varejão | Japan, Portugal 2016 | 113 Min. I OmeU
AMA-SAN

Yan Chun Su | Tibet, USA, China 2016 | 79 Min. I OmeU
DROKPA

Pierre Boccanfuso | Philippines, France 2016 | 95 Min. | OmeU
IN SEARCH OF THE SHAMAN

Moritz Siebert, Estephan Wagner, Abou Bakar Sidibé | Marokko, Denmark 2016 | 80 Min. | OmeU
LES SAUTEURS – THOSE WHO JUMP

Jana Papenbroock | Germany 2016 | 76 Miin. | OmeU
WARUM LACHT HERR W.?

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Prize Money: EUR 1.000.-

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