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The Archaeology Channel
International Film Festival

Film Screenings: Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!

Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 4 - 7, 2017

The Archaeology Channel
Conference on Cultural Heritage Media

Hilton Eugene and Conference Center, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 3 - 6, 2017

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

  • Thursday evening, May 4
  • Friday evening, May 5
  • Saturday, May 6: morning, afternoon and evening
  • Sunday, May 7: morning, afternoon and evening
  • Awards Reception Sunday evening, May 7

Film Screening Schedule

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

  • Thursday, May 4, through Saturday, May 6

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

Keynote Speaker (Wednesday evening at the Festival Banquet in the Eugene Hilton and Conference Center)

Associated Activities

Tickets

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 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.

TAC Festival Banquet

An important social event at TAC Festival is the Festival Banquet, which takes place the evening of May 3, 2017, at the Eugene Hilton and Conference Center.  The Banquet fee is $60.  This is the venue for our Keynote Address.  Registration for this event is accomplished through our Banquet Registration Form.

More to be announced.

 

Sponsors for the 2017 TAC International Film Festival

Dr. William Maier and Kathy Black

Carmichael, Robert DDS

Albertsons

Jean and Ray Auel

Dr. Timothy Arbow

 

University of Oregon Brand Management

Toftemark & Olesen, LLC.

 

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The Archaeology Channel
International Film Festival

Film Screenings: Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!

Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 3 - 6, 2018

The Archaeology Channel
Conference on Cultural Heritage Media

Hilton Eugene and Conference Center, Eugene, Oregon, USA
May 2 - 5, 2018

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thesheddinstitute

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

  • Thursday evening, May 3
  • Friday evening, May 4
  • Saturday, May 5: morning, afternoon and evening
  • Sunday, May 6: morning, afternoon and evening
  • Awards Reception Sunday evening, May 6

Film Screening Schedule

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

  • Thursday, May 3, through Saturday, May 5

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

Keynote Speaker (Wednesday evening at the Festival Banquet in the Eugene Hilton and Conference Center)

Associated Activities

Tickets

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 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.

TAC Festival Banquet

An important social event at TAC Festival is the Festival Banquet, which takes place the evening of May 2, 2018, at the Eugene Hilton and Conference Center.  The Banquet fee is $60.  This is the venue for our Keynote Address.  Registration for this event is accomplished through our Banquet Registration Form.

More to be announced.

 

Sponsors for the 2018 TAC International Film Festival

Dr. William Maier and Kathy Black

 

 

Carmichael, Robert DDS

 

 

Dr. Timothy Arbow

 

 

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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

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

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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

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.

 

 

The Archaeology Channel

International Film and Video Festival

 

May 15-17, 2015, Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA

 Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!

May 18-19, 2015, U. of O. Baker Downtown Center, Eugene, Oregon USA

TAC Conference on Cultural Heritage Film

 

 

 

 


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

 

Friday evening, May 15

Saturday, May 16: morning, afternoon and evening

Sunday, May 17: morning and afternoon

Awards Reception Sunday evening, May 17

 

 

Film Screening Schedule

 

 

Two days of presentations on cultural heritage film:

 

Monday, May 18

Tuesday, May 19

 

 

Downtown Eugene Map

Festival Restaurant Guide

Travel to TAC Festival via Train!

Hotel Information

Download a copy of our complete Festival Schedule (pdf format)

 

 

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:

 

Abu Haraz

Agave is Life

Breaking New Ground: Native Americans in Archaeology

The Cartwright of Malacca

Dashi: Essence of Japan

Farandole

Ghosts of Murdered Kings

Impact of the Frolic

The Joss Stick Maker

Kingdom of Salt: 7000 years of Hallstatt

The Mahouts of Kerala

Maximon: Saint or Devil

No Place is Far Away

On the Trail of the Far Fur Country

Operation Lune: The Sun King’s Secret Shipwreck

Perfume Regained

The Resurrection Tomb Mystery

Roman Engineering: Aqueducts

Saving Mes Aynak

Search for Josiah Henson: The Man Behind the Story of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Six Centuries, Six Years

Talking Stone: Rock Art of the Cosos

 

 

Keynote Speaker (Friday Evening):

 

David Lebrun, Distinguished Archaeology Filmmaker.  More on Mr. Lebrun...

 

 

Associated Activities:

 

Awards Reception

 

Conference on Cultural Heritage Film

 

Video Bar at the Baker Downtown Center

 

Day Trek to Cascadia Cave

 

Other associated activities to be announced.

 

 

Ticket Prices: 

 

Tickets will be available at the door for sessions that are not sold out before the performance.  The seating capacity of the Recital Hall is 200.

 

All tickets general admission

 

3-day, 8-session, ticket package: $80 before April 15; $90 beginning April 15

Friday, Session 1: $20 (Films plus Keynote Address)

Saturday, Session 2: $12

Saturday, Session 3: $12

Saturday, Session 4: $12

Saturday, Session 5: $12

Sunday, Session 6: $12

Sunday, Session 7: $12

Sunday, Session 8: $12

 

Students (HS and under): $5 per session ticket

 

You can purchase tickets at The Shedd prior to the event in person or by phone (541-434-7000).  The Shedd Ticket Office is located at 868 High Street and is open M-F 9 am-6 pm and Saturday 9 am-12 pm.

 

Important Notice to TAC Film Festival goers: Online Ticket ordering is possible through The Shedd’s Web site (https://tickets.theshedd.org/). However, restriction apply: ticket packages and discounts are not available, and currently there is a $2.50 online processing fee.

 

Admission is free to The Archaeology Channel Conference on Cultural Heritage Film (University of Oregon Baker Downtown Center, May 18 and 19, 2015).

 

 


Festival Sponsors


 

Dr. William Maier and Kathy Black Jean and Ray Auel First Insurance Agency

University of Oregon,

Dept. of Brand Management

Robert Carmichael, DDS Toftemark & Olesen Co.
Starbucks, 29th & Willamette Starbucks, Broadway and Willamette

University of Oregon

Latin American Studies 

 Bill and Tim’s Barbeque    

 

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The Archaeology Channel

International Film and Video Festival

 

May 9-11, 2014, Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA

 Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!

May 12-13, 2014, U. of O. Baker Downtown Center, Eugene, Oregon USA

TAC Conference on Cultural Heritage Film

 

 

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thesheddinstitute

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

 

 

Friday evening, May 9

Saturday, May 10 morning, afternoon and evening

Sunday, May 11 morning and afternoon

Awards Reception Sunday evening, May 11

 

 

Film Screening Schedule

 

 Festival Preview

Two days of presentations on cultural heritage film:

 

 

Monday, May 12

Tuesday, May 13

 

 

Downtown Eugene Map

Hotel Information

Download a copy of our complete Festival Schedule (pdf format)

Travel to TAC Festival via Train!

Festival Restaurant Guide

 

 

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:

 

 

Angkor Rediscovered  (France) Jean-Baptiste Gallot (ARTE France and Iliade Productions)

Building Pharaoh’s Chariot  (USA) Martin O’Collins for WGBH/NOVA and TV6

Completing the Circle  (Canada) Dan Forgues (Sound Venture Productions for Parks Canada)

Dance of the Maize God  (USA) David Lebrun (Night Fire Films)

Dancing Salmon Home  (USA) Will Doolittle (Moving Image Productions)

Davis Bottom: Rare History, Valuable Lives  (USA) Thomas M. Law (Voyageur Media Group)

Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay  (USA) George Wingard and Mark Albertin (Savannah River Archaeological Research Program and Scrapbook Video Production)

Framing the Other  (Netherlands) Ilja Kok and Willem Timmers (I Camera You)

Isle of Princes  (Poland) Zdzislaw Cozac (Media Promocja)

Lost Nation: The Ioway 2  (USA) Kelly Rundle (Fourth Wall Films)

Millennial Peru  (Spain) Jose Manuel Novoa (Explora Films)

Peoples of the Ring  (France) Fred Hilgemann (EKLA Production)

Perahu With a Silent Soul  (Malaysia) Azhar Rudin (Monsoon Pictures and FINAS)

The Royal Press  (Malaysia) Pam Heng (DB Pictures SDN BHD Finas)  

Searching for the Truth  (Italy) Giorgio Serafini Prosperi (Association of Subterranean Culture)

Smokin’ Fish  (USA) Luke Griswold-Tergis and Cory Mann (Kaudli Nutz Productions)

Stori Tumbuna: Ancestor’s Tales  (New Zealand) Paul Wolffram (Handmade Productions)

The Story of the Arabian Nights  (France) Bruno Ulmer and Catherine Ulmer-Lopez (13 Productions)

 

 

Keynote Speaker (Friday Evening):

 

Dr. Jean Clottes, leading researcher on world rock art.  More on Dr. Clottes...

 

Associated Activities:

 

Awards Reception

 

Conference on Cultural Heritage Film

 

Video Bar at the Baker Downtown Center

 

Day Trek to Cascadia Cave

 

Other associated activities to be announced.

 

Ticket Prices: 

 

Tickets will be available at the door for sessions that are not sold out before the performance.  The seating capacity of the Recital Hall is 200.

 

All tickets general admission

 

3-day, 8-session, ticket package: $80 ($50 for mothers) before April 15;  $90 ($60 for mothers) beginning April 15
Friday, Session 1: $20 (Films plus Keynote Address)
Saturday, Session 2: $12
Saturday, Session 3: $12
Saturday, Session 4: $12
Saturday, Session 5: $12
Sunday, Session 6: $12 (mothers free)
Sunday, Session 7: $12 (mothers free)
Sunday, Session 8: $12 (mothers free)

 

Students (HS and under): $5 per session ticket

 

You can purchase tickets at The Shedd prior to the event in person or by phone (541-434-7000).  The Shedd Ticket Office is located at 868 High Street and is open M-F 9 am-6 pm and Saturday 9 am-12 pm.

 


Festival Sponsors


 

Dr. William Maier and Kathy Black Jean and Ray Auel Lane County Tourism Special Projects Grant
University of Oregon, Dept. of Anthropology Robert Carmichael, DDS Mark and Christine Thompson
Toftemark & Olesen Co. First Insurance Agency  

 

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The Archaeology Channel
International Film and Video Festival

McDonald Theatre, Eugene, Oregon, USA
July 16-19, 2003

Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!


 Award Selections for 2003

The Shedd

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

Wednesday evening, July 16

Thursday evening, July 17

Friday evening, July 18

Saturday morning and afternoon, July 19

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:

Keynote Speaker (Wednesday Evening):

Jean Clottes, Ph.D. , the world's leading expert on prehistoric rock art, former president and current Honorary President of the Société Préhistorique Française, who is widely known for his research and management work at the spectacular Chauvet Cave, site of the oldest known European cave art. More about Jean Clottes . . .

Keynote Speaker (Saturday Evening):

Brian Fagan, Ph.D., from UC Santa Barbara, one of the world's leading archaeological writers, serves as archaeological consultant to National Geographic Society, Time/Life, Encyclopedia BritannicaMicrosoft Encarta, Time/Life Television's Lost Civilizations, and a National Geographic Television series called Treasure . More about Brian Fagan . . .

Associated Activities:

Children's Program

Project Archaeology Teacher Workshop

Symposium on Heritage Film

Willamette National Forest Scenic Heritage Tours

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The Archaeology Channel
International Film and Video Festival

Film Screenings: Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!

McDonald Theatre, Eugene, Oregon, USA
July 13-17, 2004

Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!


Award Selections for 2004

The Shedd

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

Tuesday evening, July 13

Wednesday evening, July 14

Thursday evening, July 15

Friday evening, July 16

Saturday morning and afternoon, July 17

Awards Reception Saturday evening, July 17

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:

Keynote Speaker (Friday Evening):

Dr. Jane Waldbaum, President of the Archaeological Institute of America, and Dr. David Hurst Thomas of the American Museum of Natural History.

Associated Activities:

Children's Program

Project Archaeology Teacher Workshop

Symposium on Heritage Film

Willamette National Forest Scenic Heritage Tours

 

 

 The Archaeology Channel

International Film and Video Festival

 

May 7-11, 2006, McDonald Theatre, Eugene, Oregon, USA

Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!

 


Award Selections for 2006

 

The Shedd

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

 

Tuesday evening, March 7

Wednesday evening, March 8

Thursday evening, March 9

Friday evening, March 10

Saturday morning and afternoon, March 11 

Awards Banquet Saturday evening, March 11

 

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:

 

 

Keynote Speaker (Friday Evening):

Brian Fagan, Ph.D., from UC Santa Barbara, one of the world's leading archaeological writers, serves as archaeological consultant to National Geographic Society, Time/Life, Encyclopedia BritannicaMicrosoft Encarta, Time/Life Television's Lost Civilizations, and a National Geographic Television series called TreasureMore about Brian Fagan . . .

 

Associated Activities:

 

Guided Trek to Cascadia Cave

Symposium on Heritage Film

Family Program at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Special Presentation on Sacajawea (Lewis and Clark's famous guide and interpreter) at the Eugene Public Library

 

The Archaeology Channel

International Film and Video Festival

 

May 1-5, 2007, Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA

Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!

 

  


 Award Selections for 2007 

The Shedd

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

Tuesday evening, May 1

Wednesday evening, May 2

Thursday evening, May 3

Friday evening, May 4

Saturday morning and afternoon, May 5

Awards Reception Saturday evening, May 5

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:

Keynote Speaker (Friday Evening):

Louise Leakey, Ph.D., from Kenya, renowned paleoanthropologist and Director of the Koobi Fora Project on Lake Turkana. More about Louise Leakey...

The legacy of the Leakeys.

Associated Activities:

Guided Trek to Cascadia Cave

Native American Storytelling by Esther Stutzman

Symposium on Heritage Film