Film Festivals Worldwide

 

 

Festivals celebrating the genre of archaeological film are held regularly in a variety of countries.  These festivals provide a showcase for film and video makers and a venue for distributors and the public to examine their work.  We at Archaeological Legacy Institute are pleased to post festival information here for those who might like to attend a festival or submit film and video productions for screening.

 

 

Croatia

 

International Archaeology Film Festival in Split

 

Date: 6-7 November 2014

 

Theme: On archaeology, cultural heritage, monument protection and anthropology films

 

Location: Split, Croatia

 

Description: On November 6 and 7, 2014, Split will be hosting Croatia's second International Archaeology Film Festival comprising archaeology, cultural heritage, monument protection and anthropology films. The Festival is organized by the Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments in Split, the Dalmatian capital synonymous for archaeology that will certainly justify its entrusted role of organizer and ensure the continuity of the event in Split.

 

Entry deadline: 31 March 2014

 

Website: www.mhas-split.hr

 

Contact:

 

Lada Laura

Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments
S. Gunjace bb, 21000 Split
Croatia

Phone: (385.0)21 323 905; 323 901

Fax: (385.0)21 323 903

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France

 

ICRONOS: 8th International Festival of Archaeological Film, Bordeaux

 

Date: 22-25 October 2014

 

Theme: Make the public sensitive to archaeology and to promote archaeology films

 

Location: Bordeaux, France

 

Description: The ICRONOS association was created in 1986 by a group of individuals passionate about the field of archaeology. The three main goals of ICRONOS are: to share its members' passion for archaeology and the story of human origin with the community at-large; to inform the public on the results and trends in archaeological research occurring throughout the world, and; to make scientific knowledge more popular among all people.

 

Entry deadline: June 23rd, 2014

 

Website: www.icronos.org

 

Contact:

 

Laetitia Dion/Philippe Dorthe

Icronos
20, quai de la Monnaie
F - 3380 Bordeaux
France

Phone: 33 - 5 56 94 22 20

Fax: 33 - 5 56 94 27 87

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Amiens Festival of Archaeological Film

 

Date: TBA

 

Theme: Archaeological research

 

Location: Amiens, France

 

Description: C.I.R.A.S. presents the Archaeology Film Festival every two years. In 1990 the Festival took place for the first time. Amiens with its large number of cinemas, offers this important manifestation a huge possibility to sensitize a large audience to archaeological research. There are also lectures and animated discussions with exceptional personalities of the scientific world. The Festival takes place at different theatres to faciliate the attendance to schools and culturel institutions of the region.

 

Entry deadline: To be announced for 2016

 

Website: http://www.filmfestamiens.org/formulaires/Regulations%202014.pdf

 

Contact:

 

Tahar Ben Redjeb

5, Rue Henri Daussy
F - 80044 Amiens
France

Phone: 03.22.97.33.44

Fax: 03.22.97.33.47

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Germany

 

Cinarchea: International Archaeology Film and Art Festival, Brandenburg

 

Date: Oct. 14-17, 2015

 

Theme: TBA

 

Location: Brandenburg, Germany

 

Description: CINARCHEA is the only festival of its kind in Germany and Northern Europe, organized by the film study group of the Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel in cooperation with the association CINARCHEA, collaborating to support the Festival and partners of the Kiel cultural scene. A wide array of films are accepted and screened, including feature and experimental films, trick-films, documentaries, fiction-films, and also artistic forms dealing with the theme of "archaeology".

 

Entry deadline: TBA

 

Website: www.cinarchea.com

 

Contact:

 

Gregor Greve

Festival Director

CINARCHEA Archaeomediale
Neustadische Heidestrasse 28
14776 Brandenburg and der Havel
Germany

Phone: +49 (03)381-410-4112

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Greece

 

AGON: International Meeting of Archaeological Film of the Mediterranean Area, Athens

 

Date: TBA (Spring 2015)

 

Theme: Films about Mediterranean archaeology from prehistory to modern times and documentaries about folk art and other endangered Mediterranean popular traditions.

 

Location: Athens, Greece

 

Description: The purpose of AGON is to represent the people of the Mediterranean region sharing the same cultural roots, experiences, and common ties through film. The films presented in the Festival deal with archaeology in the Mediterranean region, Classical Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the future of archaeology in an ever-changing world.

 

Entry deadline: TBA

 

Website: http://www.archaiologia.gr/agon/

 

Contact:

 

Lena Savidis / Anna Lambrakis

Maria Palatou (Secretariat)
3, Chr. Lada str.,
10237 Athens
Greece

Phone: ++ 30 2103312990

Fax: ++ 30 2103312991

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Italy

 

Museocivico: International Review of Archaeological Cinema, Rovereto

 

Date: 7-10 November 2014

 

Theme: Memory to be Preserved

 

Location: Rovereto, Italy

 

Description: The Festival of Rovereto takes place every year in the first weeks of October. On this occasion the public can see films in the field of archaeological, historical, palaeontological, anthropological research and all those films aiming at the preservation and bringing out the value of the cultural heritage.

 

Entry deadline: 15 April 2014

 

Website: www.museocivico.rovereto.tn.it

 

Contact:

 

Francesca Maffei            

Rassegna Internationale del Cinema Archeologico                
c/o Fondazione Civico di Rovereto        
Borgo Santa Caterina 43                
I-38068 Rovereto, Italy

Phone: (39.0464) 452.800
Fax: (39.0464) 439.487
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Spain

 

International Archaeological Film Festival of Bidasoa

 

Date: 17-22 November 2014

 

Theme: To present archaeology to the general public, through the diffusion of audio-visual material resulted from the work made by archaeologists, assuring the promotion and the spreading of these films.

 

Location: Irun, Spain

 

Description: The aim of the Festival is to present archaeology to the general public, through the diffusion of audio-visual material resulted from the work made by archaeologists, assuring the promotion and the spreading of these films.

 

Entry deadline: 15 June 2014

 

Website: www.ficab.org

 

Contact:

 

Mercedes Urteaga

Festival Internacional de Cine Arqueológico del Bidasoa
Museo Romano Oiasso
C/ Escuelas, 1
E-20302 Irun (Gipuzkoa)
Spain

Phone: ++ 34 943 63 93 53
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Switzerland

 

International Film Festival of Archaeology Nyon

 

Date: March 2015

 

Theme: To present archaeology to the general public

 

Location: Nyon, Switzerland

 

Description: The biennial International Festival of Archeology Films in Nyon has been organized since 1999 by the Roman Museum. It is the first Swiss festival of its kind dedicated to celebrating the people and films of archaeology, and aims to offer the public an opportunity to discover new insights and visions into this dynamic field of science.

 

Entry deadline: TBA

 

Website: http://www.mrn.ch/en/festival/

 

Contact:

 

Christophe Goumand

Museé Romain
Place du Château 5
CH - 1260 Nyon 1
Switzerland

Phone: ++ 41 (022) 3400 488
Fax: ++ 41 (022) 3638 359
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United States

 

The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival

 

Date: May 15-19, 2015

 

Theme: Cultural heritage worldwide and through time

 

Location: Eugene, Oregon, USA.

 

Description: Begun in 2003, this is the only juried film competition in this genre in the Western Hemisphere.  We organized it 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.  Through this Festival we wish to promote the genre and the makers of film and video productions about archaeology and indigenous peoples.

 

Entry deadline: October 15th, 2014

 

Website: http://archaeologychannel.org/events-guide/international-film-and-video-festival

 

Contact:

 

Richard Pettigrew, Executive Director

Archaeological Legacy Institute
4147 E. Amazon Drive
Eugene, Oregon 97405
USA

Phone: +01-541-345-5538
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