The call for films for the 32nd International Festival of Ethnological Film is closed. We will publish the selection as soon as possible, no later than the end of June.


The call for films is open from March 1 to April 30.

As always, we accept documentary films of any length that focus on ethnological and anthropological topics.

Please make sure that the submitted films meet the criteria stated below:

 • The submitted film is a documentary film concerned with ethnological and anthropological issues;

 • The submitted film has been produced no longer than three years preceding the Festival. The Festival Board and the Selector/Selection Committee may decide to include films made prior to this date;

 • The submitted film presents a scholarly and research contribution to the area of ethnology and anthropology, while at the same time offering distinct artistic quality in the author’s approach;

 • The submitted film has not applied to this Festival so far. The submission has to provide the evidence of its previous public screenings.


Only submissions with complete documentation will be taken into consideration. The complete documentation includes:

 1.   A copy of the film provided via a hyperlink (HD format; minimum resolution of 1280x720 or more, 16:9 picture format). Films can be sent via video hosting sites (such as vimeo or dailymotion) or shared via file hosting services (e.g. Google drive, OneDrive, iCloud) – it is important that links remain active until the conclusion of the Festival;

 2.   A filled-in and signed entry form (.doc format), downloadable from the Festival’s webpage;

 3.  Synopsis of the film (between 70 and 120 words);

 4.  Trailer for the film (obligatory);

 5.  Two film stills (minimum resolution 300 dpi);

 6.  A short biography and photograph of the author (no more than 200 characters); two film stills (minimum resolution 300 dpi);

 7.  A complete credits’ list (the names of directors, producers, screenplay writers, directors of photography, editors, sound editors, music editors);


No Festival participation fee is charged.


No compensation is paid for screening films within the Festival program.


Festival screenings are free of charge.


Please check all festival regulations here


Please find the submission form here.


We are looking forward to receiving your films!








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