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Official Host Hotel


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Hilton Head Island, SC, USA:   2014 Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival is partnering with The Beach House Hilton Head Island to serve as the official host Hotel.

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. Enjoy pool side inside or outside dining at the Island’s newest culinary star "The Porch Southern Kitchen & Bar" or kick back beachside to live entertainment each day at the legendary barefoot beach bar, The Tiki Hut.

The Arkhaios rate negotiated is $119.00 per night for stays October 23, 24, and 25. The Arkhaios rate will be available 2 nights prior and 2 nights post event. The block code for the group rate is CHF.

For the exclusive Arkhaios rates call 866-975-1860. Please call early and mention Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival. You can also contact the direct group reservation team at 855-433-0341.

The Beach House HHI,


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Hilton Head Island, SC, USA:  Films have arrived from throughout the world for the 2nd Annual Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival to be hosted at the Coligny Theater, Hilton Head Island, SC, Oct. 23-25th. Again this event is free and open to the public.

Jean Guilleux, founder and Arkhaios Festival director, "This year we have had a fantastic response to the call for films, with entries from 8 different countries covering topics which span millennia and are based on more than 25 different cultures.  The Screening Committee is busy selecting the 12 hours of programming (about 15 films) which will represent the best of the 40 movies that have been registered by filmmakers. The selected films will form the "Official Selection" to be presented to the public." 

Dr. Kim Cavanagh, anthropology professor at USC Gateway, will chair the World Heritage Screening Committee, and Dr. Chester DePratter, archaeologist, USC SCIAA,  will chair the South Carolina Heritage Screening Committee.
Arkhaios wishes to thank the filmmakers who have submitted their work. "Based on the high quality of films we have received, this year’s festival promises to be competitive, diverse, educationally engaging, and crowd-pleasing!", said Guilleux.

Arkhaios Film Festival is sponsored by the Coastal Discovery Museum of Hilton Head, and The South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology of the University of South Carolina.

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