Ark of the Covenant
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Arkhaios 2021 Official Selection
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7 Days - 25 Films
19 Countries - 22 Cultures
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A reprint from The Garden Island
March 11, 2021
'We, the Voyagers", Parts One and Two, win grand prizes by Stephanie Shinno
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Artist Amiri Farris who designed the Arkhaios posters is known for his dynamic powerful artwork and design.
Dr. Kimberly Cavanagh
University of South Carolina-Beaufort
Twenty-five years ago, October was designated as Archaeology Month in South Carolina and there are always a plethora of fascinating events and programs highlighting the world of archaeology from which to choose. One such event that has quickly become a favorite is the Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival, one of only two archaeological film festivals held in the United States of America. Arkhaios, now in its fourth year, takes place on Hilton Head Island, SC and was ...... (more)
It’s funny how more access to technology and limitless digital filmmaking in lieu of traditional analog film doesn’t necessarily translate to improved documentary storytelling. As strange as this may sound, a handful of the films submitted to the festival this year were almost too polished and prescriptive, leaving the audience member as a passive student if you will. They presented a plethora of information, but not in a constructivist way. In some circumstances they were akin to a long ..... (more)