Vesturfarar - Westward Bound (DVD)
Documentary TV series shown in Icelandic Televison RUV summer 2014.
During the years from 1870 - 1914, thousands of Icelanders emigrated to the New World, the majority of them moving to Canada. Egill Helgason visiting people in Winnipeg, North-Dakota, Alberta, the west coast and more.
Ten episodes on 2 DVDs
3rd DVD includes extra material:
6 episodes called Vestur-Íslendingar by Olafur Ragnarsson from 1976 about the emigration.
The film "Ísland á sléttum Kanada" from 1941
Also booklet with photographs are included with the box.
Language: Icelandic and English
Choose Region 2 - PAL or Region 1 - NTSC
The Trailer on YouTube...