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​​PR 2015-1
For Immediate Release


Hilton Head Island -- The Arkhaios Film Festival is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival will take place at Coligny Theatre on Hilton Head, SC, USA on October 22-24, 2015.

 The first call for film registration has been issued. Filmmakers will find the Rules and Regulations along with the Registration Form on the Arkhaios Film Festival website. The film registration deadline is June 15, 2015.

Jean Guilleux, Arkhaios founder and director, is pleased that the Coastal Discovery Museum at Historic Honey Horn, Hilton Head, SC, and the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA) at the University of South Carolina are renewing their commitment to the Arkhaios Film Festival. 

"Within several hours of the first call for films, we received news of submissions from Australia and Brazil. If this is any indication, we'll have many more film makers join us this year.  Our jury is poised to screen more films representing more cultures and countries. Moreover, we are planning several additional activities as we enter our 3rd season, made possible through the support of Coastal Discovery Museum and SCIAA" said the Festival Director.

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The Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival is an annual event, part of South Carolina Archaeology Month.  It is free, open to the public and is an educational event showcasing the discovery of past cultures gained from archaeological research and illustrated by documentary films.
      * It is also to encourage initiatives and exchanges between the different actors, producers and directors of the world of cultural heritage and archaeological films.
      * Finally, it is to spur the interest of filmmakers to apply their art to the heritage of South Carolina.

Information is available at    Facebook    

For more information contact (843) 298-1638 or email


3rd Annual Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology

 Film Festival

SAVE THE DATE Oct. 22-24, 2015
Coligny Theatre, Hilton Head, SC

First Call for Film Registration issued


For Immediate Release

Hilton Head, SC, USA:  The 2nd Annual Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival was a success by any standards: twice as many people from the Inaugural event, the over 40 films entered were trimmed to 17 for the 1st juried event representing 9 countries 15 cultures and an amazing track of South Carolina films.      

Dignitaries from the world of archaeology and anthropology rubbed shoulders with filmmakers, directors, producers, locals, and out of town guests at Coligny Plaza Theater.  Mayor Drew Laughlin gave the closing remarks,  "What a fantastic job the Arkhaios Film Festival Director, Jean Guilleux, the Coastal Discovery Museum and the SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology have done to bring such distinction to our Island."  

During the closing ceremony, winning film makers were announced and congratulated on stage, and Arkhaios founder and director, Jean Guilleux was surprised by a presentation from Dr. Jon Leader, SC's State Archaeologist.

The awards list is on the Arkhaios web site and Facebook page, and photos of the event are uploaded to the Facebook page.

3 days, 17 films,

9 countries, 15 cultures


Arkhaios Film Festival Awards

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