Friday, October 8, 2010

Overland Expedition Movies

Once again its time for the Adventure Film Fest.  This event is held annually and is free to attend the showcasing the best independent adventure films from the previous year.
Last years event was a huge success - you can read about it in this blog post:
Independent Overland Films

Regardless of the year, overland expeditions have always been filmed.  Here are a few clips from the past decades (1930's to 2010)



1930's
Wheels Across Africa by Armand Denis (Alternative link)


1950's
First Overland - the Oxford Cambridge Far East Expedition:
Part 1 below


Part 2



1960's
GRANNIES' SAFARI


1970's
Commercial Overland Tour with Exodus


1980's
Not sure of any yet

1990's
Walkabout Worldtrack - Trans-Africa overland expedition via central Africa




2000's
African Odyssey - motorbike trip from South Africa to Great Britain.



Adventuress Wanted - A red beach buggy overland from Europe to South Africa


2010
My Crazy Family Gap Year (No YouTube Embedding allowed)










Additional Links:
Adventure Film Fest 2010
Adventure Travel Film Festival 2011

Recommended Reading:
On safari: The story of my life
First Overland: London-Singapore by Land Rover