Surviving Paradise: A Family Tale

Surviving Paradise Okavango Delta PIC. NETFLIX
Surviving Paradise Okavango Delta PIC. NETFLIX

Last week, Netflix Originals premiered a new film entirely shot in Botswana titled, Surviving Paradise: A Family Tale. The film, narrated by English actor Regé Jean Page from Bridgerton period drama, is a wildlife drama that explores life in the Okavango Delta between its ever-changing seasons of flood and drought.

According to the producers, the material for the film was captured between June 2019 and July 2021 in the Okavango Delta. This was the period when the Okavango experienced some of its extreme drought, in 2019 when the annual flood did not reach Maun and later returned with a major flood in 2020. It was also the period when the Okavango Delta, had the less human presence due to the COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions.

Executive producer, James Honeyborne said: “We made the whole project without one single international flight.

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