01-07 August

Off Screen

Summer Course

Escola Básica e Secundária de Melgaço
fora de campo

Visual Anthropology
/ Anthropology and Cinema

Off Screen is the designation of the Summer Course coordinated by José da Silva Ribeiro, that will take place during the MDOC – Melgaço International Documentary Film Festival.

The Summer Course 2022 focuses on the general themes of the Melgaço International Documentary Film Festival - Identity, Memory and Border and addresses issues of Visual Anthropology / Anthropology and Cinema from research projects and audiovisual production and digital narratives. It also seeks to articulate and bring into contact creative experiences from different sources – from filmmakers, scientific and artistic networks and associations and researchers from universities and cultural producers, different countries and continents.

The Summer Course is an initiative of AO NORTE, through its Digital Film and Narrative Studies Group and the ID+ Institute for Research in Design, Media and Culture in collaboration with the Municipality of Melgaço, the National Museum of Ethnology aRed de Investigación in Audiovisual Anthropology / Research Network in Audiovisual Anthropology (RIAA), the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) and the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) and the Recife International Festival of Ethnographic Film.

Scientific Field

Social Sciences, Cinema, Arts and Communication Sciences

General Coordinators

José da Silva Ribeiro
Alfonso Palazón Meseguer
Mariano Baez Landa


Local collectives and cultural Agents
Teachers and cultural animators
Documentary filmmakers
Students and Researchers
Other participants with a keen interest in the thematics of Identities


All those interested in gaining Course accreditation must participate in all MDOC activities.


OPTION 01 / Participant - 50€

OPTION 02 / Registration of participants from the Melgaço municipality and members of AO NORTE Association - free

OPTION 03 / Registration with room and board / single room
Accommodation in a hotel and meals from 01 to 07 August 2022 – 390€

OPTION 04 / (two people) – Registration with room and board/ double room
Accommodation in a hotel and meals from 01 to 07 August 2022 – 550€

OPTION 05 / Registration with board only
Meals from 01 to 07 August 2022 – 110€

Please fill out the registration form, untill July 15, 2022.

Registration Form