NAFA Film Festival Entry Form

The NAFA International Ethnographic Film Festival has taken place since 1979. For a list of festivals over the years please download the attached PDF file.


The NAFA 2022 event was held in Romania, in the small village of Cehetel/Csehétfalva in Harghita County in Transylvania 7-11 September.

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The deadline for submission for NAFA2023 is 21 April 2023 

The 42nd NAFA International Ethnographic Film Festival will be held in Copenhagen, 24-26 August 2023.

Please note that if you submit your film online or for download you must ensure that the selection committee has access until the selection is completed, i.e. until end of June 2023. We prefer a password-protected Vimeo-link for the online submissions. Make sure the film has English subtitles or is an English version.

Please also note that films previously submitted to NAFA will not be eligible for selection. Please also note that we are a non-commercial festival and do NOT pay screening fees.

If not submitting an online version, please send by mail 1 copy (or 2 copies) of the film on DVD or a flash drive to:

NAFA2023, c/o Peter I. Crawford, ISV/Anthropology, SVHUM D3008, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, P.O. Box 6050, Langnes, N-9037 Tromsø, Norway Phone Peter I. Crawford: +47 96953520, e-mail If sending by courier the street address is: Hansine Hansens Veg 18.

English spoken and/or films with English subtitles only accepted for screening
* The NAFA Film Collection presents selected films for educational and non-commercial use, in addition to the films selected for the festival.