Call for Submissions: RAI Film Festival

EARLY BIRD submission for the 2019 edition of the RAI FILM FESTIVAL are now open until June 30.

The Festival welcomes documentary films that make a significant contribution to the fields of anthropology, archaeology, ethnography or the study of intangible culture. They may be films made for either specialist or more general public audiences. Films by non-anthropologists are welcome.


We accept films released on or after 1 January 2017, in English and/or with English subtitles. 

Early bird submission fees: Feature length documentary films (> 40 min): £15; Short documentary films (< 40 min) and student documentary films: £12. If you are using the form to submit, you will be able to pay via a PayPal link at the end of the process. Submissions are not complete until payment is received.

Submission fee waivers will be offered to filmmakers and producers from South Asia and Africa, and their diasporas. Please email for further information and for fee waiver codes.

Read the Terms and Conditions before submitting your film.

Submit your film via FilmFreeway or via the form on the website.