Video Guide List

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Location: Tehran, Iran        Length: 7 min.

In December 2013, ALI Executive Director Rick Pettigrew served as a juror in Tehran for the Cinema Verite Iran International Documentary Film Festival.  Prior to this, ALI for years had hosted Iranian films submitted to its annual competition, The Archaeology Channel  International Film and Video Festival…

StoneMother

Location: Nevada, USA.       Length: 6 min.

Filmed on location at Pyramid Lake, Nevada, Northern Paiute Elder Ralph Burns tells the traditional story of Stone Mother, a tufa rock formation on the east side of the lake, first in Paiute and then in English.  This is a restricted sacred site; filming was done with the permission of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe…

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Location: Arkansas         Length: 6 min

Life as a cultural resource management (CRM) field archaeologist might not be what you expect. In this sequel to our first video spinoff of the Shovel Bum zine, T-Bone tells about a freeway project near Texarkana, Arkansas…

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Location: Thailand         Length: 25 min

Invited by the Tourism Authority of Thailand, ALI sent our own Teal Greyhavens to Thailand on a cultural heritage tour…

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Location: UK         Length: 6 min

The Thames Discovery Programme documents and protects the longest open-air archaeological site in London: the banks of the Thames River, largely open to the public…

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Location: West Virginia         Length: 10 min

Salt, a highly valued commodity in ancient and historic times, is an abundant resource in the Kanawha Valley of West Virginia…

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Location: Washington, USA        Length: 14 min.

This film features the life of Lacey V. Murrow, who was the Director of Highways for the State of Washington from 1933 to 1940.  The brother of broadcaster Edward R. Murrow, Lacey Murrow is best known for his accomplishment of building the historic Lake Washington Floating Bridge…

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Location: South Carolina         Length: 27 min.

It was a time when our climate was cooler. Great ice sheets covered the northern areas of what was to become the United States…

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Location: Armenia         Length: 18 min

This documentary chronicles the discovery of an ancient Armenian city built by Tigran the Great (140–55 BC) in the First Century BC…

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Location: Guatemala         Length: 4 min

Tikal, a World Heritage Site in Guatemala, exemplifies CyArk, a project of the Kacyra Family Foundation that is preserving the world’s most valued cultural heritage sites in three-dimensional digital form…