The Archaeology Channel

International Film and Video Festival


May 24-28, 2011, Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA

Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!









The Shedd

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


Tuesday evening, May 24

Wednesday evening, May 25

Thursday evening, May 26

Friday evening, May 27

Saturday morning and afternoon, May 28

Awards Reception Saturday evening, May 28


Daily Screening Schedule


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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 archaeology and indigenous peoples.



Films Selected for Screening Include:



A Face for Prehistory, or the Adventure of the Piette Collection (France) Guillaume Terver (Program 33)
Ghosts of Machu Picchu (USA) Owen Palmquist and Ricardo Preve for WGBH/NOVA
A Girl Priestess in Cahuachi (Japan) Minoru Nakamura (Tokyo Broadcasting System TV)
Guédelon: A Castle in the Making (Germany) Reinhard Kungel (RK Film)
Hangman's Graveyard (Canada) Mick Grogan (Ballinran Productions)
Historic Archaeology: Beneath Kentucky's Fields and Streets (USA) Tom Law (Voyageur Media Group)
Leptis Magna: Rome in Africa (France) Bauduoin Koenig (Seppia)
Naia and the Moon (Brazil) Leandro Tadashi and Luciana Pilon
New Beijing: Reinventing a City (Australia) Georgia Wallace-Crabbe (Film Projects)
The Passion of Memory: Working In Situ (Italy) Isabella Astengo (Duna Film)
Quest for Solomon's Mines (USA) Graham Townsley for WGBH/NOVA
Riddles of the Sphinx (USA) Gary Glassman for WGBH/NOVA
A River Runs Under It (UK) Eleanor Ware
Samucha: The Last Journey of a Shepherd (Germany) Andreas Voigt (Seppia)
The Secrets of the Pyramid of Djoser (Latvia) Romaulds Pipars (Film Studio Gilde)
Secrets of Stonehenge (USA) Gail Willumsen for WGBH/NOVA
Twelve Canoes (Australia) Rolf de Heer and Molly Reynolds
The Whale Mystery (France) Luc-Henri Fage (Gedeon Programmes, LH Fage, Centre Terre)



Keynote Speaker (Friday Evening):


Dr. Tom King, Senior Archaeologist with The Historic Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), speaking on Finding Amelia Earhart with Archaeology. More about Dr. King . . .



Associated Activities:


Awards Reception


Conference on Cultural Heritage Film


Guided Trek to Cascadia Cave and Camas Prairie


Santiam Wagon Road Tour


Video Bar


Festival Sponsors


  Hirons Sundance Wine Cellars Umqua