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Le Sacré dans les Films Ethnographiques Iraniens Comment Filmer le Religieux

-* Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcité (EPHE-CNRS), Paris -* Department of Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews, Scotland -* Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion, University of Bergen, Norway Lundi 7 Novembre 2011 Salle de Conférence du site Pouchet 10 h-18 h Organizer and curator of films Dr. P. Khosronejad (Department of Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews, Scotland – Associate Member, GSRL) Social anthropologist, specialist of religion and ritual, visual ethnography and material culture (Shiite Iran) With contributions from Dr. I. Flaskerud (Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion, University of Bergen, Norway) Historian of religion, specialist of religion and ritual, visual ethnography and material culture (Shiite Iran) Dr. E. de Maaker (Institute of Cultural and Social Studies, University of Leiden, The Netherlands) Social anthropologist, specialist of religion and ritual, visual ethnography and material culture, filmmaker (South Asia) Dr. J. C. Penrad (Maître de Conférence et directeur de la direction de l’audiovisuel à l’EHESS, Paris) Anthropologist, specialist of religion and ritual, filmmaker (Africa)

Morning Session (10.00-12.15) – Inana Director: Soudabeh Mojaveri Date: 2006, Iran Running time: 28’ Keyword: Iran, Ancient Goddess, Sacred landscape – Persian Tree Director: Hassan Naghashi Date: 2006, Iran Running time: 17’ Keyword: Iran, Yazd, Sacred landscape, Screed tree – A Window Facing the Sun Director: Bijan Zamanpira Date: 2006 Running time: 12’ Keyword: Iran, Kurdistan, Sacred landscape, Rain praying – The Eclipse Director: Mehrdad Oskouei Date: 2000, Iran Running time: 14’ Keyword: Iran, Kurdistan, Sacred landscape, Spirituality Afternoon Session (14.00-18.00) – Oh, Protector of the Gazelle Director: Parviz Kimiavi Date: 1970 Running time: 26’ Keywords: Shiism, Iran, Mashahd, Ritual, Sacred space – Karb (Karb) Director: Mahdi Moniri Date: 2002 Running time: 19’ Keywords: Shiism, Iran, Gilan, Sacred ritual object – Standard-bearers of Hussein: Women Commemorating Karbala Director: Ingvild Flaskerud Date: 2003 Running time: 35’ Keywords: Shiism, Iran, Shiraz, Ritual, Healing Afternoon Break (16.00-16.30) – The Smell of Soil Director: Majed Neisi Date: 2001, Iran Running time: 11’ Keywords: Shiism, Iran, Khuzestan, Sacred soil, Miracle – Behesht Zahra: Mothers of the Martyrs Director: Mehran Tamadon Date: 2004 Running time: 47’ Keywords: Shiism, Iran, Teharn, Iran-Iraq War, Martyrdom, Concluding Remarks With collaboration of: Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association, IRDFA, Iran Documentary and Experimental Film Center, DEFC, Iran Special thanks to: Ms.S.Naderi Mr.A.Ghasemkhan Mr.M.Mirtahmasb

Most of the films are in original language -Persian- with English subtitles. Debates will be in French and English.