UK PREMIERE: Perilous Sea Dir: Ryan Meichtry / Mike Bromley, 2017 (30mins)
A trans continental cold water surfing odyssey capturing the raw spirit, glorious landscapes and pure perfection that arises when conditions conspire creating moments of cold water nirvana that rival any across the globe.
Inspired by the storytelling style of classic ocean-faring novels, Perilous Sea follows a group of surfers as they explore the landscapes and waves of the North Atlantic fringes, from the Canadian Maritimes, across to Iceland and beyond the wave rich coast of Ireland. A beautiful travelogue to stir the wanderlust.
Starring: Noah Wegrich, Noah Cohen, Noah Lane, Will Skudin, Kevin Schulz, Sam Hammer, Wilem Banks, Dane Anderson, Heidar Eliasson, Logan Landry
For more information on how you can watch this epic cold water classic, stay tuned to: perilousseafilm.com
“Set to light the cold water surf exploration bug deep in your stomach, Perilous Sea chronicles a trans-continental odyssey to document the waves that lash these coastlines.” Backwash Surf Anthology
UK Premiere: CHANGING POINT Dir: Rebecca Coley (17mins)
An inspirational story of a young woman who blazed her own trail and threw off the constraints of society and the traditional role assigned to her to become an Indonesian Women’s Surfing Champion and inspire a new generation of female surfers.
Showing with: SHORTIES Shortlisted film (5mins)
UK Premiere: I KNEW JACK O’NEILL Dir: Peter Hamblin
Surfer Poll winning director of Let’s Be Frank returns with this ode to the late great Jack O’Neill, pioneer of the wetsuit and a man who single handedly changed surfing forever.
Accompanied by Q&A with director Peter Hamblin
UK Premiere: AWEN Dir: Anders Melchior
More and more young Chinese pursue their own dreams and seek a higher degree of personal freedom. Awen’s mom wants him to become a fisherman like his ancestors. Awen just wants to surf…