Art from Life

Mimesis Micro Grants are now open for submission!

The Mimesis Micro Grant is designed for artists, filmmakers, and scholars in the CU Boulder community to jump-start their documentary media project at any stage of production, including: development, pre-production, production, post-production, or distribution. Recipients will receive a small cash award, as well as access to Center resources, including research, development, grantwriting, production coordination, equipment, and facilities. The grant is designed for projects that are also seeking external funding.

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A photo collage of cave paintings with a portrait of Jimi Hendrix.

Mimesis Masterclass: Getting the Green (Light)

Spectacle - A tribe’s soul is sustained by its shamans. A forthcoming feature-length documentary by... Read more
Movie still from J.P. Sniadecki´s Documentary film El Mar La Mar

An Art and Anthropology Colloquium

October 5-6, 2017 The Art and Anthropology Colloquium presents the combination of a workshop, film... Read more
Bowls of multi-colored Holi powder.

Ethnography. Not Just Another Qualitative Method

A Faculty and Graduate Student Seminar Friday, April 21, 2017, 9:00 – 3:30 Hosted by... Read more



The Center for Documentary and Ethnographic Media is generously supported by the College of Media, Communication, and Information, the Departments of Anthropology and Critical Media Practices, the Research and Innovation Office, and by individual contributions.

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