2019 Arkhaios Film Festival



PR 2019-16
Press Release For Immediate Release


7th Annual Arkhaios Film Festival
4 Days, 14 Films, 11 Countries, & 12 Cultures

2019 Official Selection



Pittsburgh, PA -  Jean F Guilleux, Arkhaios Film Festival founder and director is pleased to announce the Selection Committee has finished screening all the registered films.  The eighteen members of the committee were challenged to choose the best films from around the globe offering the audience a rich tapestry of world cultures.


Dr. Kimberly Cavanagh, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of South Carolina Beaufort, chair of the Selection Committee, says, " For those who have attended over the last several years, they expect a standard of excellence. It is a huge responsibility to make this selection but I think our committee has done an outstanding job". A member of the Screening Committee adds:” It was a difficult decision, given that there were just too many films with very high scores."


 Here is the Arkhaios 2019 Official Selection(in alphabetical order):

ArtQuake,
Director Andrea Calderone (Italy)
Becoming Singapore,
Director Tom St John Gray (Singapore)
Deep Water Investigations - The battleship Danton mystery,
Directors Guilain Depardieu & Frédéric Lossignol (France)
Eating Up Easter, Director Sergio Rapu (USA/Easter Island)
Foundations,
Director Olivier D. Asselin (Canada)
Neanderthal, The Mystery of the Bruniquel Cave,
Director Luc-Henri Fage (France)
Pachacamac, the Lourdes of the pre-columbian era, Directors Agnès Molia & Thibaud Marchand (France/Peru)
The Gesture and the Material,
Director Béatrice Mohr (Switzerland)
The Lions of Lissa,
Director Nicolò Bongiorno (Italy/Croatia)
The Origins of Music,
Director Daniel B. Arvizu (Spain)
The Planter at the Gate,
Director Anthony J. Koelker (USA)
The Plight of Arezzo,
Director Gaetano Maria Mastrocinque (Italy)
Titicaca, the Sea of the Tiwanaku, Directors Agnès Molia & Camille Robert (France/Bolivia)
Versailles Rediscovered, the Sun King's Vanished Palace,
Director Marc Jampolsky (France)


The official schedule and times of the films will be available on the Arkhaios website and Facebook page. Come and enjoy the films on October 10-13 at the theater of the Richland Library Main, 1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201, and on November 2-3 at the Frick Fine Arts auditorium, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. The events are free and open to the public.
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The Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Events corporation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization producing the Arkhaios Film Festivals in South Carolina, and in Pennsylvania.

The multi-day Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival is an annual juried competition, part of the annual States Archaeology Month. It is free, open to the public, and is an educational event showcasing the discovery of past cultures often gained from archaeological research and illustrated through documentary films.


The Arkhaios Film Festival is sponsored by the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA) and the Department of Anthropology of the University of South Carolina, the Greater Piedmont Chapter of The Explorers Club, in South Carolina, and in Pennsylvania by the Department of Anthropology of the University of Pittsburgh, the Allegheny Chapter #1 and the Ohio Valley Chapter #22 of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology.

IInformation is available at: http://www.arkhaiosfilmfestival.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArkhaiosFilmFestival

For more information, contact Arkhaios Film Festival info@arkhaiosfilmfestival.org.


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PR 2019-14
Press Release For Immediate Release


7th Annual Arkhaios Film Festival
A Rich Tapestry of World Cultures

 

Reserve the Dates !



Pittsburgh, PA - Arkhaios is pleased to announce two events for 2019.

  • Columbia, South Carolina, October 10-13, 2019

The 7th annual Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival will take place in the Theatre at the Richland Library Main, Columbia, South Carolina, on October 10-13, 2019, where the Jury will announce the Arkhaios Film Festival awards winners, at the end of the last day.

The Opening Night will be Thursday 10/10, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Friday 10/11 will be reserved for an archaeological site visit. The festival will continue Saturday 10/12, 10:00am-6:00pm, and Sunday 10/13, 2:00pm-6:00pm.
 

The 2019 Arkhaios Film Festival in Columbia, SC is sponsored by :

The Friends of Arkhaios,

The South Carolina Institute of Archaeology & Anthropology (SCIAA), University of South Carolina

The Department of Anthropology, University of South Carolina,

The Greater Piedmont Chapter of The Explorers Club,

The Council of South Carolina Professional Archaeologists (COSCAPA)​

  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 2-3, 2019

The 3rd annual Best of Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival will take place in Pittsburgh, PA on November 2-3, 2019 in the auditorium of the Frick Fine Arts Building on the University of Pittsburgh campus.

The films will be screened Saturday 11/2, 4:00pm-8:00pm, and will continue Sunday 11/3, 2:00pm-6:00pm.​

The 2019 Best of Arkhaios Film Festival in Pittsburgh, PA is sponsored by :

The Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh,
The Allegheny Chapter #1, and the Ohio Valley Chapter #22, of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology (SPA).​


Filmmakers from all over the world have registered their films, including Armenia, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, and USA, all of which covers an incredible range of fascinating topics!​
 

The Screening Committee is reviewing all registered films to determine the Arkhaios Official Selection to be announced at the end of August.

 Save the dates ! Come and enjoy the screening of a Rich Tapestry of World Cultures !

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The Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Events corporation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization producing the Arkhaios Film Festivals in South Carolina, and in Pennsylvania.

The multi-day Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival is an annual juried competition, part of the annual States Archaeology Month. It is free, open to the public, and is an educational event showcasing the discovery of past cultures often gained from archaeological research and illustrated through documentary films.


The Arkhaios Film Festival is sponsored by the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA) and the Department of Anthropology of the University of South Carolina, the Greater Piedmont Chapter of The Explorers Club, in South Carolina, and in Pennsylvania by the Department of Anthropology of the University of Pittsburgh, the Allegheny Chapter #1 and the Ohio Valley Chapter #22 of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology.

IInformation is available at: http://www.arkhaiosfilmfestival.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArkhaiosFilmFestival

For more information, contact Arkhaios Film Festival info@arkhaiosfilmfestival.org.


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