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3 carnivals and a half
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directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2007), 51 mins
One day in Valfloriana, one day in Grauno in Val di Cembra, one day in Palù del Fersina in the Val dei Mòcheni) following three (and a half ...) of the most significant traditional carnivals that still take place in Trentino. Far from the now prevalent format of the parade of masked wagons, these carnivals actua...
directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2007), 51 mins
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written by Samuel Ella, fl. 1847, in Maginnis (Nelson), Craig, Notebooks Collection, of Royal Anthropological Institute (London, England - Bloomsbury) (1895) , 11 page(s)
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The Bastard Sings the Sweetest Song
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directed by Christy Garland, fl. 1997-2016; produced by Chris Bennett, fl. 2009-2015 and Christy Garland, fl. 1997-2016, Danish Film Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2012), 1 hour 11 mins
Noted anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson (daughter of Margaret Mead) recently chose The Bastard Sings as the film she would introduce with a talk about ageing and poverty, two of the films’ themes, at the Anthropological Film Festival at the Jerusalem Cinematheque.  The Bastard, using direct cin...
directed by Christy Garland, fl. 1997-2016; produced by Chris Bennett, fl. 2009-2015 and Christy Garland, fl. 1997-2016, Danish Film Institute (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2012), 1 hour 11 mins
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Black Mountain
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directed by Amin Hajee; produced by Charlotte Whitby-Coles (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008), 1 hour 25 mins
A once unremarkable site of multi-faith pilgrimage to a Sufi Saint has been transformed and its local history rewritten - the film documents the journey of Charlotte, a student undertaking her PhD research in India, who, whilst researching religious pilgrimages, stumbles upon the politicisation of a pilgrimage sit...
directed by Amin Hajee; produced by Charlotte Whitby-Coles (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2008), 1 hour 25 mins
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Blocul
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directed by Maria Șalaru, fl. 2016; produced by Maria Șalaru, fl. 2016 (United Kingdom: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2016), 1 hour 1 mins
From neighbourly disputes over garlic-heavy cooking to memories of Ceaușescu’s heatless winters, "The Block" explores the rich social and material universe of a Romanian apartment building. It follows the story of the block’s administrator, in his effort to mediate relationships between neighbours and maintai...
directed by Maria Șalaru, fl. 2016; produced by Maria Șalaru, fl. 2016 (United Kingdom: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2016), 1 hour 1 mins
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Calcutta Calling (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Andre Hormann, fl. 2006; produced by Anna Wendt, fl. 2006 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2006), 17 mins

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“Business Process Outsourcing” is the fastest growing industry in the world. In India, approximately 350,000 people are currently working in call centres to maintain the contact between western companies and their customers. Vikhee Uppal is one of them. From a busy office...

directed by Andre Hormann, fl. 2006; produced by Anna Wendt, fl. 2006 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2006), 17 mins
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Carnival King of Europe, San Nicholas' Night in Val di Fassa
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directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2010), 15 mins
As an early harbinger of celestial light, St. Nicholas and his mixed company of angels and devils visits every home, to tell children off in the most persuasive of manners.
directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2010), 15 mins
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Carnival King of Europe, Coraggio Coscritti! Take Heart, All New Recruits!
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directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2016), 25 mins
The yearly parade of the new recruits is the perfect occasion in which to vent an extraordinarily wide repertoire of traditional songs.
directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2016), 25 mins
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Carnival King of Europe, The White Primavera of the Agordino
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directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2016), 16 mins
The beauty of the village, impersonating a gypsy woman, the Zinghenesta, has the main dancing role in the masquerade.
directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2016), 16 mins
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Carnival King of Europe, Fiddling away Carnival in Caffaro
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directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2017), 12 mins
Bagolino and Ponte Caffaro host the largest surviving ensemble of folk violin in the Alps, which makes Carnival a leap back into the Renaissance roots of the violin itself.
directed by Michele Trentini, fl. 2015; produced by Museo degli usi e costumi della gente trentina, in Carnival King of Europe (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2017), 12 mins
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