The Archaeology Channel
International Film Festival

Film Screenings: Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!

Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 3 - 6, 2018

The Archaeology Channel
Conference on Cultural Heritage Media

Hilton Eugene and Conference Center, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 2 - 5, 2018


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

  • Thursday evening, May 3
  • Friday evening, May 4
  • Saturday, May 5: morning, afternoon and evening
  • Sunday, May 6: morning, afternoon and evening
  • Awards Reception Sunday evening, May 6

Film Screening Schedule

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

  • Thursday, May 3, through Saturday, May 5

Local information:

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.

Selected Films

  • Bonaparte: The Egyptian Campaign, Episode 1: The Conquest
  • Cervantes: The Search
  • Chartres: Light Reborn
  • Chinese Chariot
  • The Enigma of the Celtic Tomb
  • Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City
  • Just Like Us
  • Life in Circles
  • Manohar Ambanagari
  • Marovo Carver
  • Masters of Universe
  • A New Petroglyph for Campo Lameiro
  • Nothing About Moccasins
  • Of Love & Artistry
  • On the Banks of the Tigris: The Hidden Story of Iraqi Music
  • Savages in Foreign Lands
  • Searching for the Lost Future
  • Secrets of the Nolichucky River
  • Secrets of Sakdrisi
  • Sekar Arum: Forging the Javanese Gamelan
  • Seven Regards
  • Shepherds in the Cave
  • Still Turning
  • The Tempest Stela: Revisiting the Roots of the Exodus
  • To Wake
  • Tulsa
  • United By Water
  • Vikings: Warriors from the North, Giants of the Sea
  • A Walk Through Time
  • Written in Stone

Keynote Speaker (Wednesday evening at the Festival Banquet in the Eugene Hilton and Conference Center)

Associated Activities


Tickets for film screenings at the Recital Hall are free, and will be available in the Living Room. The seating capacity of the Recital Hall is 200.

Tickets for single Conference presentations and full-day Conference passes are available.  Single Presentation Pass ($10); Full Day Pass ($50)–grants entry to all presentations on any given day (Thursday, Friday or Saturday).  Available at the Registration Table in the Hilton Conference Center.  For more information about the Conference on Cultural Heritage Media and Registration before the event, click here.

TAC Festival Banquet

An important social event at TAC Festival is the Festival Banquet, which takes place the evening of May 3, 2017, at the Eugene Hilton and Conference Center.  The Banquet fee is $60.  This is the venue for our Keynote Address.  Registration for this event is accomplished through our Banquet Registration Form.

More to be announced.


Sponsors for the 2017 TAC International Film Festival

Dr. William Maier and Kathy Black

Carmichael, Robert DDS


Jean and Ray Auel

Dr. Timothy Arbow


University of Oregon Brand Management

Toftemark & Olesen, LLC.