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ALI presents


ArchaeologyFest Film Series:


Best of 2015!

   

Portland, Oregon

Archaeological Legacy Institute is pleased to present the best films from the 2015 edition of The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival. Top-rated by the Festival jury and audience, these films are organized into four unique programs, beginning Friday, January 15, 2016, in Portland, Oregon. This series is a benefit for TAC Festival, an annual spring event in downtown Eugene and the only film competition for its genre in the Western Hemisphere.

Movie programs begin on the dates and times indicated and last approximately two hours. All programs will screen at Fifth Avenue Cinema, 510 SW Hall St. in Portland, Oregon.  Doors open a half-hour before show time, and tickets are $7.00 at the door. All proceeds go to support TAC Festival (next edition: May 11-­15, 2016, in downtown Eugene). See below for more details. Please submit any questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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

   

January 15th (Friday), 7:30 pm: Program A

Maximon: Saint or Devil (Guatemala) 66 min.

(Honorable Mention in Audience Favorite competition)

Talking Stone: Rock Art of the Cosos (USA) 54 min.

January 16th (Saturday), 7:30 pm: Program B

The Mahouts of Kerala (Germany) 50 min.

(Honorable Mention in Audience Favorite competition)

On the Trail of the Far Fur Country (Canada) 81 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value; Honorable Mention by Jury for Inspiration; Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film competition; Honorable Mention in Audience Favorite competition; Special Mention by Jury for best archival footage)

January 22nd (Friday), 7:30 pm: Program C

p>Roman Engineering: Aqueducts (Spain) 58 min.

(Best Animation & Effects by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value; Honorable Mention by Jury for Script; Honorable Mention by Jury for Inspiration)

Saving Mes Aynak (USA) 63 min.

(Best Public Education Value by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Inspiration; Best Film by Jury)

January 23rd (Saturday), 7:30 pm: Program D

Abu Haraz (Poland) 73 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury for Cinematography; Special Mention by Jury for best documentation of cultural change)

Agave Is Life (USA) 60 min.

(Best Narration by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Animation & Effects; Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value; Best Script by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Cinematography; Honorable Mention by Jury for Music; Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film competition; Audience Favorite)