Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The Boers at the End of the World / Boere op die Aardsdrempel - TRAILER

Published on 10 Aug 2015
In a remote stretch of Patagonia, Argentina, there is an over 100-year-old community that speaks Afrikaans - a language only spoken in South Africa. After the destruction of a war with the British, these Boers - descendants of Dutch settlers - sailed across the ocean to start a new life. Today, only a few dozen still speak the language and they are struggling to keep their culture alive. The film is a portrait of this community and one family's longing to reconnect with South Africa.

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Director/Cinematographer: Richard Finn Gregory
Producer: Kelly Scott
Executive Producers: Elaine Schorn, Kelly Scott, Derick Venter
Co-Executive Producer: Rina Jooste
Original Music: Louis Nel & Rian Zietsman, Sticky Music (
Editors: Ronelle Loots & Richard Finn Gregory



Michael Lawson said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Thanks Tia , interesting . I was traveling from Mexico to Panama and tried to breach the Darian Gap but it was too dangerous and the 2 guys I met coming through had been cleaned out to bare feet. The yachts to Colombia were $500 for 3 days travel, beyond my budget . My end destination was Patagonia to visit those Boere . Will fly next time . Otherwise thanks for the article . More would be welcome to us ex-patriots and please be aware that we really do appreciate your input . Vasbyt .

Barney Erikson said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

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