is now


The Screening Committee

will review the films to determine the Official Selection by the end of August

is brought to

Hilton Head Island by the Coastal Discovery Museum​

and the support of the

SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology of the University of South Carolina

Arkhaios 2015 Review

Reprint - Legacy, vol. 19, No. 2, December 2015

An annual event on Hilton Head Island, SC - October 20-22, 2016



Ark​haios 2016

Arkhaios 2016

A quick review of the trailers of the films that were screened this year.
2015 Trailer

About the Arkhaios poster
,artist Amiri Farris

The Coastal Discovery Museum is honored to be a partner in presenting the third annual Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival. The films selected for this festival tell both a local and a global story, inspiring us to look at the roots of our civilization and to better understand people from other cultures around the world.  This year’s films are also of such tremendous quality, that they really do bring both past and present cultures to life before our eyes......


Dr. Rex Garniewicz
President and CEO​
Coastal Discovery Museum

2016 Arkhaios Film Festival announced - A Rich Tapestry of World Cultures 

This is the third year that the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology has supported and happily participated in the Arkhaios Film Festival and we are just as excited as the first year.  As a member of the jury, I can testify that the quality of the Arkhaios films, both in cinematography and cultural content, continue each year to improve- and this year, they are outstanding. .....


Dr. Steven Smith
University of South Carolina,
College of Arts and Sciences

,Director, Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA)