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The Archaeology Channel

International Film and Video Festival


May 11-15, 2016, Hilton Eugene and Conference Center, Eugene, Oregon USA

The Archaeology Channel Conference on Cultural Heritage Media


May 12-15, 2016, Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA

Film Screenings: Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!



Short video on our 2015 TAC International Film and Video Festival




Four days of juried films and videos on archaeological and indigenous topics:


Thursday evening, May 12

Friday evening, May 13

Saturday, May 14: afternoon and evening

Sunday, May 15:  afternoon

Awards Reception Sunday evening, May 15



Film Screening Schedule (TBA)



Five days of presentations, discussions and exhibits on cultural heritage media at The Archaeology Channel Conference on Cultural Heritage Media.


Wednesday, May 11, through Sunday, May 15



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Festival Mission:


To exhibit for our audience the wonderful diversity of human cultures past and present in the exploration of our place in history and in our world.  To promote the genre and the makers of film and video productions about cultural heritage.



Films Selected for Screening Include:


Bazaar: From Tehran to Tehran

Chavin de Huantar: The Theater of the World Beyond

Dawn of Humanity: Ancient Human Death Trap

Eternal Monuments: Hagia Sophia

First Footprints

Footprints Into the Past

The Jewish Cemetery

The Lady in Lead

Landscapes of Power

Life and Death at Preah Vihear

The Lost Gold of Corsica

Metal Ages or the Hierarchization of Society

Monuments Revealed: Petra, Capital of the Desert

Monuments Revealed: The Secrets of the Colosseum

The Real Story of the Raft of the Medusa

Roman Engineering: Cities

Siege of Masada

Stonehenge: Bringing Back the Dead

Stolen Warriors

Viking Women: Jova’s Heritage and the Fall of Haithabu

The X-ray Time Machine



Keynote Speakers (Wednesday Evening):


Martin Freeth, Producer/Director. More about Mr. Freeth(TBA)...


Tony Freeth, PhD, is a founding member of the Antikythera Mechanism Research Project and an Honorary Senior Research Associate at University College, London. More about Dr. Freeth(TBA)...



Associated Activities:


Awards Reception (TBA)


Conference on Cultural Heritage Media


LegacyQuest Film Festival


Video Bar (TBA)



Other associated activities to be announced.



Ticket Prices: 


Tickets will be available at the door for sessions that are not sold out before the performance.  The seating capacity of the Recital Hall is 200.


All tickets general admission





Festival Sponsors


Sponsors for the 2015 TAC International Film and Video Festival


Dr. William Maier and Kathy Black Jean and Ray Auel First Insurance Agency

University of Oregon,

Dept. of Brand Management

Robert Carmichael, DDS Toftemark & Olesen Co.
Starbucks, 29th & Willamette Starbucks, Broadway and Willamette

University of Oregon

Latin American Studies 

 Bill and Tim’s Barbeque    


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