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“Game of Ethnology” – a Movie Without a Screenplay

Author(s): Mariya Slavcheva
Subject(s): Anthropology, Social Sciences, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Film / Cinema / Cinematography
Published by: Пловдивски университет »Паисий Хилендарски«
Keywords: visual anthropology; ethnographic work; film
Summary/Abstract: The access to technical devices that can take pictures and videos with is nothing new for a long time. Moreover, they are used more frequently during the ethnological fieldwork. The aim of the article is to inform and to enlighten the reader with the steps and the difficulties one can face while creating a student ethnological film. It focuses on the decision-making methodology while the movie is made, as well as the problem-solving of the missing screenplay. The Game of Ethnology movie is a result of the common fieldwork of me – Mariya Slavcheva, and Aneliya Avdzhieva, Svetoslava Mancheva, Svoboda Stoeva, Zornitsa Prandzheva – B.A. and M.A. students in Ethnology from the Paisiy Hilendarski University of Plovdiv.