Over the Islands of Africa

Destinations 5 x 52' 2011 HD

The sounds of their names alone conjure up thoughts of pristine beaches, breathtaking mountain cliffs, rocky landscapes and deep forests with diverse wildlife. The five-part documentary series “Over the Islands of Africa” follows five internationally renowned photographers as they explore the islands around Africa – Zanzibar, Mauritius, Madagascar, São Tomé & Príncipe and Cape Verde. The photographers stop at nothing in pursuit of spectacular perspectives for their aerial photographs, stories and portraits, making use of unusual means of transport, from a motorised parachute to a flying rubber boat that can land on land as well as on water.

- Cape Verde
- Madagascar
- Mauritius
- São Tomé and Príncipe
- Zanzibar

Produced by



English, German, French


SWR, arte

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