How do we know what everyday life may have been like during the Middle Ages of Russia? Astounding discoveries of birchbark writings were made in 2003, letters which tell of life in the city of Novgorod, one of the few urban centers in the area to escape the Mongol invasions. The city's past is also explored through 10th and 12th century cathedrals and icons. This film's fictional re-enactments bring to light imagined scenes from Novgorod's
ArchaeologyFest Film Series: Best of 2007
Seven top-rated heritage films will screen at Portland State
University's 5th Avenue Cinema, November 9 &10 and 16 &17. Event is
co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and The Archaeology Channel.
Location: 5th Avenue Cinema, 510 SW Hall Blvd.
Cost: Tickets are $6.00 at the door, and sales begin at 7:00 p.m.
nightly. Ages 12 and under are free. All Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. and
conclude by about 9:30. To speak with the Program Director, call Rick
Pettigrew at 541-345-5538.