Category: Films

Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014) – A Historical Film On The Viking Age

‘Northmen: A Viking Saga’ is a 2014 historical film directed by Claudio Fäh. The movie was produced by Swiss Elite Film Produktion AG (from Zürich) in collaboration with Jumping Horse Film GmbH (from Hannover, Germany) and Two Oceans Production PTY Ltd. (from Cape Town, South Africa). ‘Northmen: A Viking Saga’ depicts the hectic voyage of…


Viking Voyage – BCC Timewatch (2008)

An epic voyage showcasing the thrilling experience of 65 amazingly brave people who wanted to set sail from Roskilde, Denmark to Dublin, Ireland on the Viking Age reconstructed longboat ‘Havhingsten fra Glendalough’ — in translation ‘Sea Stallion from Glendalough’ — was filmed by the BBC for the historic TV series Timewatch. The longship with which…


The Viking Burial (Det Brente Skipet) – Documentary

Nordfjordeid is a small village from western Norway (Norwegian: Vestlandet, Vest-Norge or Vest-Noreg). It is the administrative centre of the municipality of Eid which belongs to Sogn og Fjordane county. Subsequent excavations from two burial mounds dating back to the Viking Age on the site of a small farm in the village led to the…


A Brief History Of The Normans – The Men From The North

Normandy is a region located in northwestern France. It is renowned through its long standing historical legacy, as from late Antiquity to the early Middle Ages it had gradually been inhabited by Celts, Romans, and Germanic tribes. The Roman empire was ultimately forced to withdraw from most of Normandy by the beginning of the 5th…


The Saga Of A Viking Longhouse In Iceland (Documentary)

Mosfellsbær is a small town situated in southwestern Iceland, very close to the country’s capital city, Reykjavík. In the proximity of Mosfellsbær there is a well preserved Norse longhouse that dates back to the Viking Age. This architectural structure proved worthy of research that ultimately determined several aspects of the Norse settlement in early medieval…