Monthly Screenings

After the challenges of the 2020 and holding an online edition, our Anthropological Film Festival is alive and kicking and ready to commence the 2021 edition with enthusiasm and optimism.

The 10th Anthropological Film Festival at the Jerusalem Cinematheque will be held in November 2021, and we are now open for submissions.

We will be pleased to receive your submission of films from 2020-2021


The Festival selects films that document and explore human societies and cultures in their many facets, such as, social and cultural diversity, continuity and change, relationship with the environment and to promote dialogue between cultures.

We welcome submissions of documentary films made by anthropologists, students, and professional filmmakers; 

we welcome films at least 45min. long.

The festival is a joint project of the Jerusalem Cinematheque-Israel Film Archive and the Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.


The registration deadline is June 30th, 2021

Eligibility requirements are:

  • Films produces in 2020-2021
  • Full length films (at least 45 min. lng)
  • Online screeners only (preferably vimeo links) valid until at least August 30th 2021, to be sent to:
  • All submission must have English subtitles
  • Works previously refused by the Anthropological Film Festival- Jerusalem cannot be resubmitted. 

We hope that you and your loved ones are well and safe despite these difficult times.   

Looking forward to receiving your submissions.

I will be happy to answer any enquiries you may have.

With warm wishes from Jerusalem,

Prof. Tamar Elor, Anthropologist, Festival Director for The Hebrew University

Nurit Kedar, Artistic Director Anthropological Film Festival, Jerusalem

Artistic Director