The Ngwebini Valley where the Zulu Army hid prior to Isandlwana.
About No Hillside without a Grave
No Hillside without a Grave is a feature documentary from Bandoola Productions. It is due to complete early 2021 and will bring new insights and analysis to the events of Anglo Zulu Wars of 1879 – 1881. We intend it to be an immersive experience told via the words of those who were there. The project as been a few years in the making and our research has been extensive both in UK and on the battlefield in South Africa. The Executive Producer is Simon Sole and the writer director is Bex Singleton.
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Modern wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are worth comparing to the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. Today the United States’ relative global power is reducing just as the United Kingdom’s was 100 years ago. In both cases there was a nearly identical failure to integrate easily available local knowledge into a coherent strategy. Furthermore, both wars…Keep reading
Bandoola Productions greenlights independent No Hillside without a Grave: a feature documentary about the British in Zululand 1875-1885. It is directed by Bex Singleton and will start principal photography on Monday 29th November in the UK and in South Africa. The documentary is about events depicted in the films Zulu and Zulu Dawn. It brings…Keep reading
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