International Film and Video Festival
May 24-28, 2011, Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Exploring the human cultural legacy on screen!
Five days of juried films and videos on archaeological and indigenous topics:
Tuesday evening, May 24
Wednesday evening, May 25
Thursday evening, May 26
Friday evening, May 27
Saturday morning and afternoon, May 28
Awards Reception Saturday evening, May 28
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:
A Face for Prehistory, or the Adventure of the Piette Collection (France) Guillaume Terver (Program 33)
Ghosts of Machu Picchu (USA) Owen Palmquist and Ricardo Preve for WGBH/NOVA
A Girl Priestess in Cahuachi (Japan) Minoru Nakamura (Tokyo Broadcasting System TV)
Guédelon: A Castle in the Making (Germany) Reinhard Kungel (RK Film)
Hangman's Graveyard (Canada) Mick Grogan (Ballinran Productions)
Historic Archaeology: Beneath Kentucky's Fields and Streets (USA) Tom Law (Voyageur Media Group)
Leptis Magna: Rome in Africa (France) Bauduoin Koenig (Seppia)
Naia and the Moon (Brazil) Leandro Tadashi and Luciana Pilon
New Beijing: Reinventing a City (Australia) Georgia Wallace-Crabbe (Film Projects)
The Passion of Memory: Working In Situ (Italy) Isabella Astengo (Duna Film)
Quest for Solomon's Mines (USA) Graham Townsley for WGBH/NOVA
Riddles of the Sphinx (USA) Gary Glassman for WGBH/NOVA
A River Runs Under It (UK) Eleanor Ware
Samucha: The Last Journey of a Shepherd (Germany) Andreas Voigt (Seppia)
The Secrets of the Pyramid of Djoser (Latvia) Romaulds Pipars (Film Studio Gilde)
Secrets of Stonehenge (USA) Gail Willumsen for WGBH/NOVA
Twelve Canoes (Australia) Rolf de Heer and Molly Reynolds
The Whale Mystery (France) Luc-Henri Fage (Gedeon Programmes, LH Fage, Centre Terre)
Keynote Speaker (Friday Evening): Dr. Tom King, Senior Archaeologist with The Historic Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), speaking on Finding Amelia Earhart with Archaeology. More about Dr. King . . .
Advance ticket sales will be by reservation -- we will not mail you the tickets, but rather hold them for you to be picked up when you come to the show. You can reserve tickets now by e-mailing us at
, calling us at 541-345-5538 or faxing us at 541-338-3109. Be sure to give us the name under which your tickets should be held. We will confirm ticket reservations following payment. We accept checks, cash and credit cards (VISA, MasterCard and American Express). To reserve tickets by mail, please make your check out to "ALI" and mail to TAC Festival Tickets, P.O. Box 5302, Eugene, OR 97405. We will be happy to call you for your credit card information if you send us a phone number. Reserved tickets will be held at the ALI will-call table in the Living Room at The Shedd during the Festival.
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: $50 before May 1 ($60 beginning May 1)
Friday: $18 (Films plus Keynote Address)
Saturday, Session 1 (morning): $10
Saturday, Session 2 (afternoon): $10
Students (HS and under): $5 per session ticket