Film screening: 'Breaking Ground: The Story of the Oriental Institute'
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This film uncovers the origins of the Oriental Institute, considered a "world leader in uncovering the origins of the earliest civilizations," according to promotional materials. "Drawing initially on support from John D. Rockefeller Jr., the institute’s scholars have worked from Egypt to Turkey to Iran for over 85 years." The film includes footage from some of the institute's projects in Luxor, Egypt, and near Antakya, Turkey.