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SCENES FROM A TRANSIENT HOME

Filmmaker : Roger Horn South Africa, 2019 PRODUCTION : Roger Horn
13'
English English

About this film

Synopsis

An experimental cinematic incursion into the journey of a Zimbabwean migrant family as they visit their native country, Scenes from a Transient Home is an intimate film that captures the affective dimension the anthropologist has developed with his field of study and the subjects of his research.

FIFEQ-MTL's opinion

This singular work skilfully combines a reflection on ethnographic research with a home movie aesthetic.



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Filmmaker

Roger Horn

Roger Horn is a filmmaker and post-doctoral research associate at Freie Universität Berlin in the Visual & Media Anthropology MA program. His PhD in Social Anthropology was titled, "Memories, material culture, and methodology: Employing multiple filmic formats, forms, and informal archives in anthropological research among Zimbabwean migrant women'' and included several accompanying films which have screened widely at festival such as the 65th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, 2020 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, and the 21st & 22nd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festivals.