PR 2020-15
Press Release For Immediate Release


8th Annual Arkhaios Film Festival
Virtual Edition, October 5-11, 2020 

2020 Official Selection



Pittsburgh, PA -  Jean F Guilleux, Arkhaios Film Festival founder and director is pleased to announce the 2020 Official Selection for the film festival. The eighteen members of the Screening Committee were challenged to choose the best registered films from around the globe offering the audience a rich tapestry of world cultures. The Arkhaios 2020 Official Selection is composed of the top 14 films which will compete for the prizes awarded by the Arkhaios Jury.


Jeffrey McQuillen, chair of the Arkhaios Selection Committee, and Program coordinator for the newly established Film Minor at the University of South Carolina Beaufort, 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 2020 Official Selection(in alphabetical order):

Haenyeo,
Director Ralph Vituccio, (USA)
Meeting Neanderthal,
Directors Rob Hope & Pascal Cuissot, (France)
Mesopotamia: The Season of The Great Empires,
Director Alberto Castellani, (Italy)
Project Shiphunt,
Director Paul Bozymowski, (USA)
Riddle of the Bones: Gender Revolution,
Directors Birgit Tanner; Carsten Gutschmidt, (Germany)
River of Treasures,
Directors Marcin Jamkowski, Konstanty Kulik, (Poland)
Roman Engineering: Roads,
Director José Antonio Muñiz, (Spain)
Stout Hearted: George Stout and the Guardians of Art, Director Kevin Kelley, (USA)
The Great Maya Aquifer,
Director Victor Marina, (Mexico)
The Last Tribes, Director Ebru Cakirkaya, (Turkey)
The Ring People, Director Anthony Koelker, (USA)
Thus speaks Tarām-Kūbi, Assyrian Correspondences, Director Vanessa Tubiana-Brun (France)
We, the Voyagers: Our Vaka,
Director Marianne “Mimi” George, (USA)

We, the Voyagers: Our Moana, Director Marianne “Mimi” George, (USA)


The details for the audience festival registration and on-line screening will be available on the Arkhaios website and Facebook page. The screening will take place all week long between Monday October 5, 2020 and Sunday October 11, 2020. The Awards Winners will be announced on Saturday October 10, 2020.
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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 in South Carolina 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, and private individual donations, and in Pennsylvania by the Department of Anthropology of the University of Pittsburgh, and the Allegheny Chapter #1 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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2020 Arkhaios Film Festival


PR 2020-14
Press Release For Immediate Release


8th Annual Arkhaios Film Festival
A Rich Tapestry of World Cultures

 

Reserve the Dates !



 Pittsburgh, PA - Arkhaios is pleased to announce the dates of the Film Festival for 2020.


               October 5-11, 2020

 
The 8th annual Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival will be offering the 2020 festival lineup through a secure online platform from October 5 to October 11, and the Jury will announce the Arkhaios Film Festival awards winners, on Saturday October 10.

 Filmmakers from all over the world have registered their films, including Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Polynesia, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, and the 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.

The 2020 Arkhaios Film Festival is sponsored in Columbia, SC and in Pittsburgh, PA 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)
  • The Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh,
  • The Allegheny Chapter #1 of the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology (SPA).


Save the dates ! 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, and in Pennsylvania by the Department of Anthropology of the University of Pittsburgh, and by the Allegheny Chapter #1 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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2020 Arkhaios Film Festival

Contact: info@arkhaiosfilmfestival.org


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