Laufende Forschungen

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The question of Authorship

The collaborative Film Project Anak-Anak Srikandi

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Laura Coppens

Critical discussions about representing the «Other» in film and video led anthropological filmmakers to think about alternative, less-hierarchical and more ethical ways to tell life stories in audiovisual media. Following Jean Rouch’s idea of «shared anthropology» ([1973] 2003), I chose a collaborative and multi-authored approach to the production of the 73-minute anthology Anak-Anak Srikandi (Children of Srikandi).