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The Remnant

Directed by Judith Westerveld
South Africa, Netherlands, 2017
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

In 1659, Jan van Riebeeck, VOC employee and Dutch Commander of the Cape, South Africa, planted a hedge of indigenous wild almond trees. Its remnants still exist. In The Remnant the stories of two men, one a botanist and the other a tour guide, are interwoven with fragments from Van Riebeeck’s diary.

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The Remnant Directed by Judith Westerveld