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The Filmmakers

Produced, directed and edited by:
Julie Kirkenslager and Emily Wick

Executive Producer: Allen G. Pastron

Julie Kirkenslager and Emily Wick are archaeologists turned filmmakers who started Patina Films as a division of Archeo-Tec, an Oakland-based archaeological consulting firm. Allen Pastron, president of Archeo-Tec, is the executive producer of the film.

With the intent to bring an intimate look at history to the public, Patina Films has documented numerous archaeolgical excavations, including a buried ship in San Francisco’s Financial District. Their work has been exhibited at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and broadcast on the History Channel.