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Press Release


Arkhaios 2016

World Registered for


PR 2016-11 - For Immediate Release

 4th Annual Arkhaios Film Festival

A Rich Tapestry of World Cultures

The Coastal Discovery Museum brings the event to Hilton Head Island SC

October 20-22, 2016

Hilton Head Island -- The Arkhaios Film Festival is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival will take place at Coligny Theatre on Hilton Head Island SC, USA on October 20-22, 2016.  Tickets for the event are available online at or by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223. Pricing is $20 for a 3-day pass to the films, $10 per day pass, or $5 per film.

 The Coastal Discovery Museum is dedicated to making a difference in the way people think about and interact with the environment, history, culture, and art.  In collaboration with the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA) at the University of South Carolina, we are proud to bring the Arkhaios Film Festival to Hilton Head. 

The Film Registration period for the 2016 Arkhaios Film Festival is now closed. Filmmakers from all over the world have registered their films. Here is a sample of the topics submitted, covering a rich tapestry of World Cultures:

Bakoni Culture, South Africa
Bronze Age, Slovakia
Carved megaliths of Brittany, France
Chauhan Dynasty, India
Coclé Culture, Panama
Cotton crop farming, SC
Cultural genocide in the world
Fort Ancient Culture, Ohio
Holding on to cultural heritage, Nagorno Karabakh, near Armenia
Indigenous survival, Borneo, Indonesia
Koi people, California
Life at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery, Tibet
Neanderthal structures, France
Paleolithic cave paintings, France
Revolutionary War battle of Purysburg, SC
Revolutionary War battlefield search in Georgia
Roman Empire civil engineering
Roman gold mining in Portugal
Tabby Colonial Fort, SC
The Bronze and Iron Ages in Austria
The Great Goddess of Cyprus
Train Preservation, Germany
Village relocation during the cold war, SC

The Screening Committee is now ready to screen all registered films to determine the Official Selection which will be announced at the end of August and presented at the Festival.

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The Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival is an educational event showcasing the discovery of past cultures gained from archaeological research and illustrated by documentary films.

Information is available at Facebook    

For more information contact Jean F. Guilleux, Arkhaios Founder (843) 298-1638 or email


Host Hotels, Ticketing

for Arkhaios 2016


PR 2016-12 - For Immediate Release

The Beach House HHI, the Holiday Inn Express HHI are Arkhaios Host Hotels

Film Festival Tickets Available for Purchase on Coastal Discovery Museum Website

Hilton Head Island, SC, USA -   The 4th Annual Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival will take place over 3 days, October 20, 21 and 22nd, 2016. In collaboration with the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of South Carolina, the Coastal Discovery Museum is proud to bring the festival to Hilton Head Island.

Tickets are $20 per person for a three day pass, $10 per person for a daily pass, or $5 per film. Tickets can be purchased on the Coastal Discovery Museum website at Tickets are limited to the first 200 per film, and will also be available at the door during the Film Festival.
2016 Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival is partnering with two hotels to serve as official host Hotels: The Beach House Hilton Head Island, and the Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island, both located near the Coligny Theater.

The Beach House Hilton Head Island, is nestled in the sand on Coligny Beach just a 10-minute stroll from Coligny Theater where the Film Festival takes place. The newly enhanced Beach House welcomes guests with its casual beach charm and offers an authentic beach experience.
The rate negotiated for Arkhaios is $129.00 per night for standard non-smoking room, plus $18 resort service fee – no breakfast – in room coffee plus local and occupancy taxes. Quote is good until August 20 and then it will be released. The block code for the group rate is ARK.

To make a reservation, please copy and paste the URL link below and you will be directed to your group booking page. The group code is already auto populated on the link, but if guests choose to call in, please make sure to reference the group code. To call in reservations, guests may call 1-866-309-2142.   Please call early and mention Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival, again make sure to reference the group code ARK.

The Holiday Inn Express Hilton Head Island sits on 6 acres of land nestled amongst trees and lagoons teeming with wildlife on one of the east coast's first eco-friendly islands. Located just a short stroll to Hilton Head Island's famous white sand beaches as well as Coligny Plaza with its shops and restaurants, you will be right in the heart of "Hilton Head's Downtown".

The rates are Standard Room $99, Standard with sleeper sofa $109. Rate includes hot breakfast, complimentary wi-fi and parking.

The rooms must be booked by 9/26 to obtain this rate. Rates are under Arkhaios Cultural Heritage Film Festival and they extend from 10/19/16 to departure 10/24/16. The Holiday Inn direct call is 843-842-6662   GROUP CODE SMERF.



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