MAY 28 2012 23:09h
ETNO film festival won't outflank Zagreb this year. On Tuesday, May, 31st, Gric cinema will show movies from the winners of this year's festival. The movie ''Bitter Roots: The Ends of a Kalahari Myth'' starts at 8PM and ''CHOLITA LIBRE: If you don't fight, you've already lost'' starts at 9.30 PM. The entrance is free.
Adrian Strong and his film ''Bitter Roots'' won the prize in category for the best author anthropologists/ethnologists. His analysis of John Marshall's inheritance of John restores Marshall's footage form 1950. Marshall initiated the foundation together with Claire Ritchie and Adrian Strong joined this organization in the 80ties. ''Bitter roots'' was filmed in 2007 and it deals with negative effects of globalization. The storyline follows the return of Strong and Ritchie to Namibia where they discovered a certain loss of social initiative for development after the World Wildlife Fund organization imposed their own regime.
The best authors as non-anthropologists/non-ethnologists are Rike Holtza and Jana Richter .Their movie ''Cholita Libre'' shows the story of Bolivian native female wrestlers, so-called Cholita wrestlers. Their battle style is called Lucha libre and it is a fusion of sport, theatre show, choreography and athletics. These female wrestlers are descendants of native population of Quechua or Aymara.