OVERLAP: Laboratory of Audio/Visual Anthropology

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  1. M. M. les locataires, un film de Rina Sherman

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    from Rina Sherman Label K / Added

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    http://www.rinasherman.com/ Un film sur la vie en ville. Les citadins dont il est question vivent à Noisy-le-Sec, ville de la banlieue parisienne. La ville entre ici dans la composition d’un…

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    • The Good Ol' Days

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      from Postcode Films / Added

      The well-established butchers, Kennedy's, famed for its sausages, is closing down after 130 years of business. The filmmakers talk to the regulars and the manager, Bill, who must prepare to start…

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      • An Egg with no Shell, a film opera by Rina Sherman

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        "An Egg with no Shell - L'oeuf sans coquille", a film opera by Rina Sherman, with Jean Rouch and Thierry Dubost. http://www.der.org/films/art-films-by-rina-sherman.html http://www.rinasherman.com/indexcine.html

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        • GentriFiction

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          from Naor Elimelech / Added

          678 Plays / / 1 Comment

          'GentriFiction' is interested in how architectural destruction and reconstruction are aligned with memory, identity and sense-of-self. It explores the subtle ethnic understatements of the…

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          • Potai Napokna " Colonia La Primavera"

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            from Equipo Antropología del Cuerpo / Added

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            Juan Carlos y Romualdo emprenden la busqueda de relatos de ancianos y ancianas sobre musica antigua qom en la colonia aborigen La Primavera. Este cortometraje es producto de un taller de video realizado…

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            • Mumbai's Way: Dhobi Ghat

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              from DDR / Added

              A film by Lino Greco and Gerardo Lamattina DDR (democratic digital recordings) Written with the contribution of Clara Nubile Original soundtrack Riccardo Battaglia An ideal journey on Mumbai's…

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              • a small light (excerpt)

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                from Ben Gaydos / Added

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                Kathmandu, Nepal: 2004 At the auspicious site of the Hindu temple, Pashupathinath, a small group of Catholic nuns care for the elderly and infirm as they live out their remaining days. Narrated…

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                • Domestic Archaeology

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                  from THE LIGHT SURGEONS / Added

                  MEDIA ART EXHIBITION EXPLORING IDENTITY THROUGH THE CHANGING NATURE OF PEOPLES LIVING SPACES. Domestic Archaeology was a cross-media art project created by The Light Surgeons that was exhibited at…

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                  • Dr. Bob Cummings

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                    from David Fenster / Added

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                    Documentary portrait of Dr. Bob Cummings, mushroom expert. Directed by David Fenster.

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                    • Prestes Maia - A Place to Live At

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                      from Naor Elimelech / Added

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                      This films provides a glance into the reality of the world’s largest vertical occupation managed by an urban affiliate of the Brazilian landless movement. Winner of the Inter-American Development…

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                      • Keep The Dance Alive A Film By Rina Sherman

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                        A film about the music, dance and trance possession practices of the Otjiherero language speaking groups of Namibia and Angola. Ovahimba, Ovadhimba, Ovahakaona, Ovagambwe, Ovakuvale, Ovatua……

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                        • Bodyworks_1

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                          from Caterina Sartori / Added

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                          OVERLAP: Laboratory of Audio/Visual Anthropology

                          Ricardo Greene Created by Ricardo Greene

                          OVERLAP is a network platform that provides a space of reunion and screening for audiovisual researchers dealing with the theoretical, ethical and aesthetical questions of representation and subjectivity.

                          We believe that social scientists are responsible for making the knowledge they produced available to a broader audience, and so this group has been created as an open and free platform that will increase and enrich the accessibility of anthropological films and discussions. We like to think of this space as the first step in a larger project that will -in the future- include public screenings,


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                          OVERLAP is a network platform that provides a space of reunion and screening for audiovisual researchers dealing with the theoretical, ethical and aesthetical questions of representation and subjectivity.

                          We believe that social scientists are responsible for making the knowledge they produced available to a broader audience, and so this group has been created as an open and free platform that will increase and enrich the accessibility of anthropological films and discussions. We like to think of this space as the first step in a larger project that will -in the future- include public screenings, forums, joint projects with other institutions, publications and why not our own festival, curated and managed by this very same community.

                          We accept any audiovisual work produced using ethnographic methodologies, but are especially interested in those that explore the particularities of audiovisual language in order to convey and communicate social knowledge in creative and unconventional ways. We want to become a dynamic and horizontal laboratory where people with wide spectrum of fields, cultures and nationalities can reflect, debate, find support and exchange their views on the diverse ways in which reality can be experienced and represented.

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