Mission - Section l

Section I - Moving Images

The first section will place film and video material centrestage. We will explore methods and theoretical concepts of ritual as they relate to film and video. By means of small working groups, lectures and plenary sessions, we will discuss issues of presentation and representation as well as conceptions of reality with filmmakers and anthropologists by means of small working groups, lectures and plenary sessions. We will learn the steps of documenting rituals from film-makers, as well as about the processes involved in recording, editing and post-production.