TAC Film Fest

ArchaeologyFest Film Series:

Best of 2017!

Archaeological Legacy Institute and its partners around the state of Oregon are pleased to present the best films from the 2017 edition of The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival. ArchaeologyFest Film Series, Best of 2017, travels to venues in Eugene, Ashland, Portland, and Bend between October 2017 and February 2018. 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. All proceeds go to support TAC Festival (next edition: May 2 - 6, 2018, in Eugene). Film information is at the bottom of the page. Program content may vary from venue to venue.

Dates and Venues:

October 9 - 12, 2017
Broadway Metro
Eugene, Oregon

January 12 - 13, 19 - 20, 2018
Fifth Avenue Cinema, Portland State University
Portland, Oregon

February 16 - 17, 23 - 24, 2018
Central Oregon Community College
Bend, Oregon

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

Program A

Fatal Alchemy (UK) 13 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury for Animation & Effects; Honorable Mention by Jury for Script; Honorable Mention by Jury for Cinematography; Honorable Mention by Jury for Music)

My Name Is Salt (India) 92 min.

(Best Cinematography by Jury; Honorable Mention in Audience Favorite Competition)

Program B

Fort Ancient (USA) 43 min.

 

The Destruction of Memory (USA) 85 min.

(Best Public Education Value by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film Competition )

Program C

Honey Hunters (Malaysia) 24 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value; Honorable Mention by Jury for Script)

The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille (USA) 88 min.

(Best Film by Jury; Best Narration by Jury; Best Script by Jury; Most Inspirational by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value; Honorable Mention in Audience Favorite Competition)

Program D

Stone Age Cinema (France) 52 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film Competition; Honorable Mention by Jury for Animation & Effects; Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value; Honorable Mention by Jury for Inspiration; Special Mention by Jury for Excellent Use of Image and Imagination in the Interpretation of Paleolithic Cave Art)

Iceman Reborn (USA) 53 min.

(Best Animation & Effects by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Narration; Honorable Mention by Jury for Script; Honorable Mention by Jury for Cinematography; Honorable Mention by Jury for Inspiration; Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film Competition; Audience Favorite)