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Fire & Water

EUROPEAN PREMIERE LS/FF 2016 : Fire & Water  Dir. Thomas Brookins, 2016 (73 mins) 

FIRE & WATER European Premiere

From award wining documentary filmmaker Thomas Brookins comes the compelling tale of Fire & Water. In the late 1950’s Don Eichin and a small crew of pioneering NY surfers set out to make a life in Hawaii, testing their wits in the infamous big waves of Oahu’s Banzai Pipeline & Waimea with some of the greatest named legends of the time. Combining incredible never before seen archive Bolex footage with candid tales, interviews and stunning surf action from New York’s finest, and featuring the likes of Rusty Miller, Tyler Breuer, Will & Cliff Skudin, Rob Machado, Ricky Grigg, Mikey DeTemple, Kassia Meador Balaram Stack, Greg Noll, Casey Skudin, Dylan Jones, Brian Walsh et al, this award-winning, eye-opening exposition confirms New York’s place in the surfing world.

  • Winner 2016 Newport Beach International Film Festival // Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking
  • Winner 2016 Longbeach International Film Festival // Audience Award

Showing with:

LS/FF 2016 UK PREMIERE: Surfing Europe: The Surfing Farmers of County Clare Dir. Matt Crocker & James Dean (5 min)
Presented by the filmmakers
Shorties shortlisted film (5 min)