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International Film and Video Festival




May 7-11, 2013, 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 7

Wednesday evening, May 8

Thursday evening, May 9

Friday evening, May 10

Saturday morning and afternoon, May 11

Awards Reception Saturday evening, May 11

Film 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:

The 2000 Year Old Computer
(UK) Tony Freeth (Images First)

6 Generations (USA) Paul Goldsmith and John R. Johnson (Santa Barbara Museum and Natural History)

778: The Song of Roland (Spain) Olivier van der Zee (Idem4)

Brigitte Senut: The Fossil Hunting Lady (France) Adalios

Canicula (Mexico) Jose Álvarez (The Cinema Guild)

Ethiopia: In the Footsteps of the First Christians (France) Jean-Louis Saporito (TGA Production)

Iceman Murder Mystery (USA) WGBH/NOVA and National Geographic Television

I Remember, I Believe (USA) Chad Carlson, Sara Gale, and Sharman Southall (Georgia Department of Transportation, Office of Environmental Services)

The Lady of Cao: The Mystery of the Tattooed Mummy (Spain) José Manuel Novoa (Explora Films)

Lost Cities of the Amazon (USA) Philip J. Day (Edge West Productions)

Mi Chacra (Peru) Jason Burlage

Mysteries of the Ancient Architects (USA) Gray Warriner (Camera One)

Mystery of Easter Island (USA) Andy Awes for WGBH/NOVA and National Geographic Television

Nasca Lines: The Buried Secrets (USA) Philip J. Day (National Geographic Channel)

Silent Storytellers (USA) Casey Sanders (Arkansas Educational Television Network)           

Unburying the Past (Malaysia) Harun Rahman (Novista)

Unsettled Outlook for Central Gaul (France) Matthieu Lemarié and Pénélope de Bozzi (Universcience)

The World of Arslantepe (Italy) Isabella Astengo (RAI Educational and Duna International Film)


Keynote Speaker (Friday Evening):


Dr. Tom Dillehay, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Vanderbilt College, speaking on "Entangled Knowledge and the Quest for New Models on the Peopling of the Americas."  More on Dr. Dillehay... 




Associated Activities:


Awards Reception

Conference on Cultural Heritage Film

Day Trek to Cascadia Cave

Hike the Oregon Central Military Wagon Road



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
5-day, 6-session, ticket package: $60 before April 15 ($70 beginning April 15)
Tuesday: $12
Wednesday: $12
Thursday: $12
Friday: $20 (Films plus Keynote Address)
Saturday, Session 1 (morning): $12
Saturday, Session 2 (afternoon): $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.

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