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The Archaeology Channel
International Film Festival

Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!

Overall dates: May 14 - 18, 2025

TAC Festival Banquet

Gordon Hotel, Eugene, Oregon, USA

May 14, 2025

Conference on Cultural Heritage Media

Eugene, Oregon, USA

May 15- 27, 2025

Film Festival Screenings

Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 15 - 18, 2025

Now open for film entries to our competition.
Please see our Call for Entries

For The Archaeology Channel Conference on Cultural Heritage Media, please see our Call for Abstracts

The Shedd Institute for the Performing Arts

TAC Festival begins officially with the Festival Banquet, Wednesday evening, May 14, 2025. This is followed by four days of juried films and videos on archaeological and indigenous topics at The Shedd Institute, Sheffer Recital Hall. Film screenings tickets are free:

  • Thursday evening, May 15
  • Friday evening, May 16
  • Saturday, May 17: morning, afternoon and evening
  • Sunday, May 18: morning, afternoon and evening

Simultaneously, The Archaeology Channel Conference on Cultural Heritage Media will occupy three days, from Thursday, May 15, through Saturday, May 17.


Other activities will include:

  • Saturday Social, Saturday evening, May 17
  • Awards Reception, Sunday evening, May 18

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 and celebrate the genre and the makers of all audiovisual cultural heritage media.

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Keynote Speaker 2025:

Dr. Eske Willerslev, evolutionary geneticist, University of Cambridge and Copenhagen University


2025 Associated Activities


TAC Festival Banquet

An important social event at TAC Festival is the Festival Banquet, which takes place the evening of May 14, 2025, 6-9 pm, at the Gordon Hotel. This is the venue for our Keynote Address by Dr. Eske Willerslev of the University of Cambridge and Copenhagen University. Registration for this event is accomplished through our Banquet Registration Form.


Sponsors for the 2024 TAC International Film Festival

(To become a Sponsor for the 2025 TAC International Film Festival, contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Dr. William Maier and Kathy Black