festival dates 2022: January 12–16, 2022 +++ selection of films available for streaming now +++

Masters in Bern: Roger Horn (ZWE)

Saturday, January 30, 2021
11am CET


online, free of charge

Presented by Norient x EthnoKino

What kind of meaning is created by combining various sources of audio, forms of representation, as well as found and self-recorded footage? Ethnokino and Norient welcomes you to a master class with Prof. Dr. Roger Horn based on his ethnographic and experimental work.

Are you interested in participating? Send an e-mail to with your contact details and a short notice why you would like to join this masterclass.

About the Masterclass
This masterclass is both part of the upcoming 10th edition of the Norient Film Festival NFF 2021 and «Ancient Futures» the 8th season of EthnoKino, an ethnographic film program at «Kino in der Reitschule» Bern.

About Roger Horn

Roger Horn is an unconventional filmmaker and visual anthropologist who utilizes Super 8mm, found home movies, digital, and YouTube videos in his ethnographic and experimental video works. Roger holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Cape Town and currently is professor in the Visual & Media Anthropology MA program at HMKW Berlin.

His thesis, «Memories, material culture, and methodology: Employing multiple filmic formats, forms, and informal archives in anthropological research among Zimbabwean migrant women» was accompanied by several films, which have been screened at festivals such as 65th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and several editions of the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival. His short film «culture leap (non-linear)» is part of this year’s NFF program

︎ WEBSITE Roger Horn