5:00 to 7:00
pm: Film Festival (note: coffee & snack shop open next to
fesival auditorium) - Showing 2 half-hour long films about the
Hopi, followed by an MNA expedition film. Film Festival program
immediately followed by "Comet Explosion" program. Location:
Cline Library Auditorium, Northern Arizona University
Calendar & Library Location
Local Flagstaff Television Station To Show Archaeology Film
Pecos Conference will convene in Flagstaff (August 7-10), FLAGNEWS
will lend publicity for the event by running a southwestern
archeology special broadcast of a locally produced documentary,
Echo Productions: 1995 A
Game With The Gods - Ancient Ballcourts of the Southwest:
" ... Ballcourts and human sacrifice have been documented
in Mexico for hundreds of years. But what about ball games in
Arizona where more than 200 courts have been identified and dated
to over 1,000 years old? Archaeologist Dr. David Wilcox from the
Museum of Northern Arizona explores (on-location) some of the
best ballcourts and archaeological sites throughout the Southwest.
In this program Dr. Wilcox shares bold theories on the possible
religious and economic functions of the courts. Visit sites including
Casa Grande, Wupatki, and the extraordinary ruins of Chaco Canyon...
Be sure to check the FLAGNEWS
program schedule beginning August 1st.