TAC Film Fest

The Archaeology Channel
International Film and Video Festival

Film Screenings: Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!

Broadway Metro, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 9-12, 2016

Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 12–15, 2016

The Archaeology Channel
Conference on Cultural Heritage Media

Hilton Eugene and Conference Center, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 11–15, 2016


Short video on our 2016 TAC International Film and Video Festival:


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

  • Thursday, May 12: evening
  • Friday, May 13: evening
  • Saturday, May 14: afternoon and evening
  • Sunday, May 15: afternoon
  • Awards Reception – Sunday, May 15: evening

Film Screening Schedule

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

  • Wednesday, May 11, through Sunday, May 15

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

Exhibited Films

  • Arles Rhone 3: From the River to the Museum
  • Carolina Stories: The Mapping of Kosciuszko’s Tunnel at the Ninety Six National Historic Site
  • Dark Room
  • Dead Birds: Re-Encountered
  • First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee
  • Kokom
  • Message from Mungo
  • More Than Just a Mirror
  • New Horizons in Cambodia
  • Sikyon: An Excavation

Keynote Speakers (Wednesday evening)

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 films screened at the Broadway Metro may be obtained on location before each showing. Pricing may vary; for more information visit here.

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.

Sponsors for the 2016 TAC International Film and Video Festival

Dr. William Maier and Kathy Black

Toftemark & Olesen, LLC

Starbucks @ 29th and Willamette, Eugene, OR.

Jean and Ray Auel

Starbucks @ East 18th, Eugene, OR.

Starbucks @ 13th and Alder, Eugene, OR.

Carmichael, Robert DDS

Starbucks @ W 11th Ave, Eugene, OR.

Albertsons on Coburg RD., Eugene, OR.