Dutch Pirates Are Heroes

Australia, 1987

TV show
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Episode number 10 of Series “A World of Festivals”.
Every April, in the Dutch city of Brielle, the community holds a festival of dance, wine and song to commemorate the 1572 victory of Flemish pirates and beggars over the invading Spanish ships. The festival involves a procession through the main square and a re-creation of the battle between the pirates and the Spanish sailors.

Credits

director

David E. Barrow

producer

Joy Barrow

production company

Barinder Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37354

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Festivals - Europe

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Netherlands

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Netherlands

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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