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149 - HERDING SHEEP IN ICELAND

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52'
format hd
Episode

Starting at the beginning of September, the Northern Lights unveil their magical patterns on Iceland's starry skies.

Every year in early autumn, Icelanders celebrate their most important tradition, the "Rettir": sheep and horses that have spent the summer grazing wild in the highlands are herded to the lowlands.

4,500 sheep and 800 horses spend 3 to 4 months in the untamed highlands. Now, they are rounded up. No single farmer can herd so many animals to the lowlands. The entire community helps.

Director(s) : ANDERSSON (SVEA)

Producer(s) : ARTE GEIE, MEDIEN KONTOR Movie GMBH

Production Year : 2012
Language(s) : German, French

Rights : DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, TV, VOD

Territories : Worldwide.