Friday 20th October
UK PREMIERE: The Endless Winter 2: Surfing Europe Dir: Matt Crocker & James Dean, 2017 (75mins)
Europe is a traveling surfers dream. Diverse cultures, coastlines and perfect waves awaited those surfers who first adventured across the continent in the 1960s. 50 years later, British surf explorer and charger Mark Harris follows the road south, tracing the classic European surf trail from Cornwall to Morocco.
The result is a beautiful documentary combining pioneering stories from surfing’s finest storytellers, archive footage and perfect surf from Europe’s most iconic surf spots. A must see for surfers and travellers alike that will have you packing your bags for your next European adventure…
Filmed on location in England, France, Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Ireland, Germany, Norway & Scotland with killer sessions at Hossegor, Mundaka, Nazare, Anchor point and some remote northern slabs.
Features: Mark Egor Harris, Pauline Ado, Kepa Acero, Nic Von Rupp, Abdel El Harim, Easkey Britton, Kevin Naughton, Bill Hamilton, Craig Peterson, Nat Young, Maurice Cole & Garrett McNamara.
Accompanied by Q&A with directors Matt Crocker and James Dean / Level Films
Showing with: SHORTIES Shortlisted film Emersion Dir: Gabriella Zagni (5mins)
This short film looks at three young people living in different locations but all connected by a charity called ‘The Wave Project’.
UK Premiere: COLD LINES Dir: Claudia Lederer
Female surf adventurer and charger Lee-Ann Curren ventures to the cold and isolated waves of Iceland.
FRIDAY SESSION 2// 9.15pm >>
TICKETS // SOLD OUT Limited Edition Evening Passes for Friday are sold out however, you can still book the double bill of films for each night for a special discounted price HERE
EUROPEAN PREMIERE: The Sea Wolf Dir: Ben Gulliver, 2017 (46mins)
Multi-award filmmaker Ben Gulliver presents a tour of duty through the very best cold water surf spots on the globe. The surfing is cutting edge, the back-drops are jaw dropping and the cinematography is crisp. One of the most highly anticipated surf films to land this year. Everyone from Stab to Surfer Magazine to What Youth has been talking about it – you won’t want to miss this.
Accompanied by Q&A with director Ben Gulliver
Starring: Balaram Stack, Chippa Wilson, Noah Cohen, Oliver Kurtz, Cam Richards, Noah Wegrich, Josh Mulcoy and Pete Devries.
“The Sea Wolf is going to blow you away!” The Inertia
Showing with: SHORTIES Shortlisted film Secret Waves Dir: Tom Cockram (5mins)
A story about Icelandic native, Ingo Olsen. The film is a journey, searching for these secret spots and crowd-free waves, along the rugged and raw coastlines.
UK Premiere: BEZERKE Dir: Andrew Kaineder (16m)
Russell Bierke is one of the hardest charging big wave riders in the world and he’s only 18. Combining stunning cinematography and nail-biting surfing, this film will leave you inspired and amazed.
World Premiere: THE OCEAN DOESN’T CARE Dir: Mikey DeTemple (7m)
Award winning filmmaker and style master DeTemple introduces us to a cross section of surfers from his native New York, brave souls who wash away the stress of life in the Big Apple in the cold and challenging waves of Long Island and New Jersey.