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

  • Thursday evening, May 2
  • Friday evening, May 3
  • Saturday, May 4: morning, afternoon and evening
  • Sunday, May 5: morning, afternoon and evening
  • Awards Reception Sunday evening, May 5

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 2, through Saturday, May 4

Local information:

  • Downtown Eugene Map
  • Festival Food & Beverage Guide
  • Hotel Information
  • Download a copy of our complete Festival Schedule (PDF) (docx)

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

  • The Birth of Printing: The Gutenberg Revolution
  • The Builders of Stonehenge
  • Caveirac: A Castle Regained
  • Churches: The Quest for Light
  • Confucius
  • First Encounter
  • First Face of America
  • Ghosts of the West: The End of the Bonanza Trail
  • Inhabiting Summers of History
  • Leonardo: The Mystery of the Lost Portrait
  • Manchurian Sleepwalkers
  • Mont Saint Michel: Scanning the Wonder
  • Mosques: Art and Space
  • Mysterious Discoveries in the Great Pyramid
  • The Origins of Music
  • Project Mosul
  • Rock Art Project, Iraqi Kurdestan, Part 01, 2016
  • Roman Engineering: Aqueducts II: Ensuring a Vital Supply
  • The Sacred Geography of the Incas
  • Sacred Sites: Petra
  • The Titanic of Southampton
  • To Auschwitz and Back: The Joe Engel Story
  • Who Killed the Neanderthal?

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

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 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 1, 2019, 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.


Sponsors for the 2018 TAC International Film Festival

(To become a Sponsor for the 2019 TAC International Film Festival, contact us @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Dr. William Maier and Kathy Black



Carmichael, Robert DDS



Dr. Timothy Arbow