2013 Closing Film
A film about the magical appeal of prehistory, the pleasure of discovering paintings and drawings testifying to the artistry of those human beings we once were - when mammoths were legion.

Arkhaios 2014

Dates of Arkhaios 2014 set for 

Thursday October 23

Friday October 24

Saturday October 25

​​at the Coligny Theater

The Arkhaios 2014

Official Selection

has been unveiled.

Follow the link to see the list.

Ark​haios 2014

"My passion for cinematic archaeology is probably drawn from the fact that I have had careers in both archaeology and in the film industry. Although currently an archaeologist attached to the University of South Carolina, I worked my way through college in the glare of the marquee lights tearing tickets and working the concession stand at a theater. .....


Dr. Charles Cobb University of South Carolina, 
Chair, Department of Anthropology, Director, Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA)
"Greetings Arkhaios Film Festival Participants,

​What a wonderful honor it is for the Coastal Discovery Museum to partner with the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology of the University of South Carolina and the Archaeology Society of South Carolina in sponsoring the inaugural Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival! .....


Michael Marks
Coastal Discovery Museum


2014 Film Registration is now closed

Details and form on "Film Registration" page.


About the Arkhaios poster artist Amiri Farris

29 July 2014

Films from around the World Registered

An annual event, free to the public, on Hilton Head Island, SC

November 2013

Reprint - Legacy vol. 17 no. 2

"Arkhaios Film Festival premieres ........"