BBC Our World
‘Saint-Helena’, one of the most remote islands in the world, is about to lose it’s isolation due to the arrival of an international airport. Investors and the Government want to change the island into a tourist attraction; a contemporary ‘eco’ paradise far away from the busy life of cities. Over the course of three years this 1 x 80’/60′ film follows six islanders, who call themselves Saints, as they’re trying to make sense of the changes that are coming their way. A 23′ version of the film, broadcast on BBC Our World, is available to watch here.
The island, Great Britain’s second oldest remaining colony, was once an important trade post in the discovery of the modern world. Today Saint-Helena lays lost and forgotten in the vast Atlantic ocean. Distanced from the mainland by five sailing days … Read More »