The Patagonian Bones

SYNOPSIS

In 2015 it will be 150 years since Welsh settlers arrived in Patagonia. Their descendants still live in southern Argentina. But not all the settlers survived – recently discovered bones may be those of the first Welsh woman to die there in 1865. This film tells us how a set of human remains may close the circle on a fascinating story that spans half the globe.

WELSH CONNECTIONS

Theme: Catherine Roberts, the first Welsh woman to die in Patagonia
Filming Locations: includes Wales

PRODUCTION DETAILS

Director / Writer: Ricardo Preve

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Length: 52min
Language: Spanish, Welsh and English
Certificate: Uncertified
Format: Check with rightsholder

RELEASE

Date: Completed 2016
Festivals: Bronze Award – Documentary Feature – Latitude Film Awards December 2018
Winner – Best Story Award, North Europe International Film Festival, 2019

LINKS

BBC News

 

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