The Desert River

The Desert River is the first feature film to be produced by November 5 Films. The film is about a British Naval Officer who develops PTSD and substance misuse issues after serving in The Gulf. In an attempt to sober up for good and win back his wife he decides to walk from Casa Blanca to Cape Town along the West African shipwreck trail. Here he meets an ancient Desert tribe who lead him to a special place of healing: The Desert River.

The film was shot over a 2 year period in Namibia, England, Morocco, Northern Ireland and South Africa. It will have its premiere at the 2019 International Christian Film and Music Festival in Orlando where it has been nominated for Best Screenplay in a Feature Film.

The Desert River trailer from Braam Ackermann on Vimeo.