Strata: Portraits of Humanity, March 2015 (Historic wetland in England; Nevada Basque celebration)
(1) From King Arthur and the Isle of Avalon to the incredibly preserved remains of prehistoric trackways and lake villages, the unique wetland of the Somerset Levels and Moors in southwest England has a rich and varied heritage. (2) For 50 years, Basque families across the American West have gathered in Elko, Nevada, on the July Fourth weekend to celebrate their culture. This film displays the 2013 National Basque Festival, featuring music, dancing, traditional foods, and competitions in weightlifting, log splitting and chorizo-making.
May 7-11, 2013, Recital Hall, The Shedd Institute, Eugene, Oregon, USA
To exhibit for our audience the wonderful diversity of human cultures past and present in the exploration of our place in history and in our world. To promote the genre and the makers of film and video productions about archaeology and indigenous peoples.