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TAC Film Fest

ArchaeologyFest Film Series:

Best of 2016!

Bend, Oregon

Archaeological Legacy Institute is pleased to present the best films from the 2016 edition of The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival. Top-rated by the Festival jury and audience, these films are organized into four unique programs, beginning Friday, February 17th, 2017, in Ashland, Oregon. This series is a benefit for TAC Festival, an annual spring event in downtown Eugene and the only film competition for its genre in the Western Hemisphere.

Movie programs begin on the dates and times indicated and last approximately two hours.  All programs will screen at Room 155, Boyle Education Center, at Central Oregon Community College, 2600 NW Main College Way, in Bend, Oregon.  Doors open a half-hour before show time, and tickets are $7.00 at the door. All proceeds go to support TAC Festival (next edition: May 3-7, 2017, in Eugene).

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The Films (click on film titles to see clips and more information on each film):

February 17th (Friday), 7:30 pm: Program A

Roman Engineering: Cities (Spain) 51 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury for Narration; Best Animation & Effects by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value; Honorable Mention by Jury for Script; Honorable Mention by Jury for Cinematography)

Viking Women: Jova’s Heritage and the Fall of Haithabu (Germany) 52 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury for Inspiration)

February 18th (Saturday), 7:30 pm: Program B

The Jewish Cemetery (USA) 50 min.

(Honorable Mention in Audience Favorite competition)

Monuments Revealed: Petra, Capital of the Desert (France & USA) 86 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film Competition; Honorable Mention by Jury for Narration; Honorable Mention by Jury for Animation & Effects; Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value; Honorable Mention by Jury for Script; Best Cinematography by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Inspiration)

February 24th (Friday), 7:30 pm: Program C

Stolen Warriors (Germany) 52 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury for Narration; Honorable Mention in Audience Favorite Competition)

First Footprints (Australia) 53 min.

(Audience Favorite)

February 25th (Saturday), 7:30 pm: Program D

The X-ray Time Machine (UK) 26 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film competition; Honorable Mention by Jury for Animation & Effects; Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value; Honorable Mention by Jury for Script; Best Music by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Inspiration; Honorable Mention in Audience Favorite Competition; Special Mention by Jury for Best Documentation of New Scientific Methods; Special Mention by Jury for Best Short Documentary)

Monuments Revealed: The Secrets of the Colosseum (France & USA) 86 min.

(Honorable Mention by Jury in Best Film Competition; Best Narration by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Animation & Effects; Honorable Mention by Jury for Public Education Value; Best Script by Jury; Honorable Mention by Jury for Cinematography; Honorable Mention by Jury for Inspiration)

 

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