The Patagonian Bones

By Megan David
The Patagonian Bones
The Patagonian Bones


In 2015 it will be 150 years since Welsh settlers arrived in Patagonia. Their descendants still live in southern Argentina. But not all the settlers survived - recently discovered bones may be those of the first Welsh woman to die there in 1865. This film tells us how a set of human remains may close the circle on a fascinating story that spans half the globe.


  • Catherine Roberts, the first Welsh woman to die in Patagonia
  • Filmed in locations in Wales



Date: Completed 2016

Certificate: Unknown

Festivals: Bronze Award - Documentary Feature - Latitude Film Awards December 2018

Winner - Best Story Award, North Europe International Film Festival, 2019 



Length: 52min

Language: Spanish, Welsh and English



Contact: Off The Fence,



This film is covered by our Made In Wales strategy. If you are a member of Film Hub Wales you may be eligible to submit a proposal for support. Read our Made In Wales strategy.