The student filmmakers in the next video in our Exploring LegacyQuest 2014 series received an Honorable Mention for their fantastic work. This entry from The Baldwin School in Pennsylvania illuminates Roman architecture and its connection to modern architecture. It was created by middle school students Veda, Hope, Risa, Emily and Abby with the help of their teacher, Jeannette Keshishian. Continue reading
Posted in Architecture, Blog, Education, Public Life
Tagged ancient history, AntiquityNOW, aqueducts, Circus Maximus, Coliseum, education, LegacyQuest Film Festival, middle school, modern architecture, Roman architecture
*Here’s the blog we ran a while back announcing LegacyQuest, the International Children’s Film and Video Festival that will be held during AntiquityNOW Month in May 2014. Please contact Shirley K. Gazsi, president of AntiquityNOW, at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss any ideas or if you have questions about an entry. We look forward to your submissions!
Discovering the secrets of past lives can often defy conventional wisdom and astound our modern sensibilities. With this in mind, AntiquityNOW (AN) and Archaeological Legacy Institute (ALI) are launching the first LegacyQuest International Children’s Film and Video Festival open to young people between the ages of 12 and 15 (6th – 8th grades) in the United States and abroad. It will be held in conjunction with The Archaeology Channel (TAC) International Film and Video Festival, May 9-13, 2014, in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
Young people are encouraged to submit videos or films that represent antiquity’s legacy in contemporary life. For example, students may show how today’s green technology has roots in ancient people’s use of thermal energy and wind power to heat their homes and pump their water. Creative and varied perspectives of historical and modern connections can be captured in any form, including documentary, narrative and journalistic, as well as interpretive styles using music or art. Continue reading
Posted in Art, Blog, Communications, Culture, LegacyQuest
Tagged ancient history, AntiquityNOW, Archaeological Legacy Institute, competition, international, LegacyQuest Film Festival, The Archaeology Channel