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ArchaeologyFest Film Series:

Best of 2013!







Archaeological Legacy Institute and its partners around the state of Oregon are pleased to present the best films from the 2013 edition of The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival. Archaeology Fest Film Series, Best of 2013, travels to venues in Eugene, Ashland, Portland, and Bend between October 2013 and February 2014. Top-rated by the Festival jury and audience, these films are organized into two-hour evening programs. The series is a benefit for the Festival, an annual spring event in downtown Eugene and the only film competition for its genre in the Western Hemisphere.

 

For program specifics for each locale, click on the venue names below. In each case, tickets are $6.00 at the door. All proceeds go to support TAC Festival (next edition: May 9-13, 2014, in Eugene). Film information is at the bottom of the page. Program content may vary from venue to venue.

 

 

Dates and Venues:

October 18, 19, 25, and 26, 2013
Lane County Historical Museum
Eugene, Oregon


November 8, 9, 15, and 16, 2013
Science Works
Ashland, Oregon


January 10, 11, 17, and 18, 2014
Fifth Avenue Cinema, Portland State University
Portland, Oregon


February 21, 22, 28, and March 1, 2014
Central Oregon Community College
Bend, Oregon


The Films
(click on film titles to see clips and more information on each film):

Program A

Lost Cities of the Amazon (USA) 50 min. (Honorable Mention by Jury for Cinematography and for Inspiration)

 

Mysteries of the Ancient Architects (USA) 52 min. (Best Animation and Effects by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value and for Cinematography)

 

Program B

I Remember, I Believe (USA) 33 min. (Best Script and Best Music by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film competition and for Public Education Value, Cinematography, and Inspiration)

 

Mi Chacra (My Land) (Peru) 100 min. (Honorable Mention by Jury for Animation and Effects)

 

Program C

Ethiopia: In the Footsteps of the First Christians (France) 53 min. (Best Cinematography by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film competition and for Narration, Public Educatiion Value, Script, and Music)

 

6 Generations (USA) 57 min. (Honorable Mention by jury in Best Film competition and for Narration, Public Education Value, Script, Music, and Inspiration; Special Mention by Jury for increasing the awareness of the ethnographic record; Honorable Mention in Audience Favorite competition)

 

Program D

Unburying the Past (Malaysia) 46 min. (Best Narration and Best Public Education Value by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film competition and for Animation and Effects; Honorable Mention in Audience Favorite competition)

 

The 2000 Year Old Computer (UK) 59 min. (Best Film and Most Inpirational Film by jury; Honorable Mention by jury for Animation and Effects, Script, and Cinematography; Special Mention by jury for best representation of archaeology; Audience Favorite Film)