April 7: Sonoptica Film Festival 2017

Sonoptica Film Festival 2017

You are invited to the Sonoptica Film Festival that will take place on Friday April 7, in the David Lab Auditorium at UVic and that will show case 10-short-length films produced by Anthropology students.



The filmmaker Peter Campbell from Gumboots Productions will present his documentary  film “Killer Whale and Crocodile” about carvers from two of the world’s great carving traditions who come together. A Coast Salish carver from Canada travels to the jungles of Papua New Guinea and a New Guinea carver journeys to urban Canada.


Students from the Applied Ethnographic (ANTH 409) course will showcase their short-length film produced during the semester. Films topics range from: surf in Tofino, living in a van, martial arts, arts and design, sound perception and sonic memories, Victoria music scene and Indian dance. The Sonoptica Film Festival is a great event to celebrate the end of the semester and watch amazing films!!!

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Dr Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier
Assistant Professor
Anthropology, University of Victoria
Box 1700 Victoria, BC Canada
V8W 2Y2 
Office: 250.721.7052