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Arkhaios Film Festival Comes to Richland Library

For anyone who dreamed of being the next Indiana Jones, this festival is for you. Get a taste of what archaeological explorers are doing around the globe at the 6th Annual Arkhaios Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Film Festival.

Featuring 22 award-winning films, the film festival showcases recent work in archaeology, anthropology, and cultural history. From 5-minute shorts to feature-length dramatizations, the films in this year's lineup come from 12 countries and highlight 20 different cultures. Click here to get a sneek peek at the films.

The Arkhaios Film Festival takes place at Richland Library Main on October 12-14, 2018, in the 2nd floor Theater. Please call 803-231-6348 with any questions. 

Start Time Friday, October 12
9:30 am Festival Opening
9:40 am The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille (USA), directed by Peter Brosnan
11:20 am Black Brazil (France), directed by Angèle Berland
12:20 pm Nothing About Moccasins (Canada), directed by Eden Malina Awashish
12:25 pm Teotihuacan, The Birth of a Metropolis (France), directed by Agnès Molia & Nathalie Laville
1:00 pm Secrets of the Nolichucky River (USA), directed by Buck Kahler
2:20 pm New Monuments Men (France), directed by Jean Luc Raynaud
3:20 pm Crete, the Myth of the Labyrinth (France), directed by Agnès Molia & Mikaël Lefrançois
4:05 pm Mont Saint-Michel: Scanning the Wonder (France), directed by Marc Jampolsky
5:05 pm Fort Fremont: The Last Basion in the Defense of Port Royal Sound 1898-1912 (USA), directed by Ryan Heathcock


Start Time Saturday, October 13
9:30 am Festival Opening
9:35 am The Tempest Stela, Revisiting the Roots of the Exodus (Belgium), director Olivier Vandersleyen
10:55 am Just Like Us (Netherlands), directed by Hans Dirven & Merel ten Elzen
11:40 am Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City (USA), directed by Kelly Rundle
12:05 pm On the Rocks: Art in the Age of the Dinosaurs (France), directed by Jean-Luc Bouvret & François-Xavier Vives
1:00 pm On the Banks of the Tigris: The Hidden Story of Iraqi Music (Australia), directed by Marsha Emerman
2:40 pm Escape to the Great Dismal Swamp (Germany), directed by Andreas Gutzeit
3:35 pm Ercole Contu and the Discovery of the Tomb of the Tetrapod Vases (Italy), directed by Andrea Fenu
4:10 pm The Discovery of the Temple of Amenhotep III (France), directed by Antoine Chéné
5:05 pm

Mart to Art: A Repurposed Life (USA), directed by George Wingard



Time Sunday, October 14
2:15 pm Festival Opening
2:20 pm From Ironclad to Artifact: The Journey of the CSS Georgia (USA), directed by Michael L. Jordan
3:35 pm Harem of the Sun King (UK), directed by Richard Reisz
5:15 pm Award Ceremony