We have the pleasure to announce that the 31st IFEF will take place from October 3-6 2022 at the Ethnographic museum in Belgrade and Yugoslav Film Archive. The selection process is complete and the entire selection will soon be published!


The International Festival of Ethnological Film seeks to promote the outstandingvisual research of traditional and modern cultures all over the world and to contribute to raising public awareness of the importance of cultural heritage for a beneficial development of human communities.

The submissions that meet the following criteria will be considered eligible for inclusion in the Festival program:

  •    •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 an 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.

Other kinds of films that make a significant contribution to dealing with topics from the domains of ethnology and anthropology may be included in special program.

No Festival participation fee is charged.




From now on you can submit

 your films via FilmFreeway!