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I'm planning on entering my film Bethel: Community and Schizophrenia in Northern Japan to several ethnographic and documentary film festivals next year. I've been searching for information on places to enter, and here's the short list that I came up with. If you have any suggestions or comments, please send them in!

Festival Name
Info / Status
Montreal Ethnographic Film Festival Jan 26-28 Nov 1 (2006) (2006 festival). Submitted. Withdrawn.
Portland Intl Film Festival Feb 5-17 Nov 15 (2006) Submitted. Dinged.
Through Women's Eyes Feb 23-26 Nov 13 (2006) Submitted. Rejected.
Reel Women's Intl Film Festival Mar 8-12 Nov 15 (2006) Submitted. Rejected.
Ann Arbor Film Festival Mar 20-25 Nov 22 (2006) Submitted. Dinged.
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Apr 12-15 Nov 30 (2006) Submitted. Dinged.
Nashville Film Festival Apr 19-26 Oct 26 (2006) Submitted. Dinged.
Brooklyn Arts Council May 5-15 Nov 22 (2006) Submitted.
Hong Kong International Film Festival Mar 3-Nov4 Dec 15 /
Jan 7 Did not enter.

United Nations
Documentary Film Festival

Apr 21 - 22 Submitted. Dinged.

Royal Anthropological Institute
Ethnographic Film Festival

Jun 27 - July 1 Jan 12 Submitted. Dinged.
Women's Independent Cinema Oct 1-31 Nov 22 (2006) Submitted.
Women's Independent Cinema Oct 1-31 Nov 22 (2006) Submitted.
Seattle International Film Festival May 24-June 17 Submitted. Dinged.
Margaret Mead Film Festival Nov ?? May 31
Society for Visual Anthropology Nov ?? March Submitted.
Mental Health Film Festival (UBC) May 2008 ??
Göttingen International Film Festival May 2008 Jan 2008
SuperFest: Disability and Culture Film Festival June 2008 Jan 2008


Visual Anthropology's list of film festivals:

Asian Film Festivals:

DVD Jacket.jpgI mocked up the DVD jacket cover for my forthcoming film, Bethel: Community and Schizophrenia in Northern Japan.

Comments and thoughts more than welcome! Also, let me know if you or your organization would like to arrange for a screening. I'm doing several this semester. The film is still officially still in editing, I'm hoping to open it in January at a film festival.

2497187.jpgYesterday, I was interviewed by John Dankowsky for the Where we live show on WNPR (a NPR affiliate in Connecticut) about the Margaret Mead Film Festival as well as my film, Bethel: Community and Schizophrenia in Northern Japan.

Sitting to my right in the photograph is Karl Heider, professor of anthropology at University of South Carolina, also an avid visual anthropologist. He delivered the keynote for the film festival on Saturday, titled: The State of Visual Anthropology. hasn't posted the interview as an MP3 yet, keep tuned and I'll let you know when they do. has now posted the interview as an MP3 format:

I screened a rough cut of Bethel yesterday at festival in the Peabody Museum at Yale. I'm still in editing and hope to open the film at the Montreal Ethnographic Film Festival in January 2007.

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