Thursday 2nd January (Opening Night)
TROUBLE: The Lisa Anderson story (USA) directed by Chas Smith. Award winning documentary screening with A CORNER OF THE EARTH (Aust) directed by Spencer Frost plus our special short film tribute to local shaping legend Fred Pyke! Live music with Finnigan August and beers from Bells Beach Brewery from 7.30pm. What a night this will be!
Friday 3rd January
PACIFICO (Aust) Australian surfers Christian Gibson and Chris Gooley embark on an epic six month surf road trip from California to Patagonia. Screening with A STATE OF PLAY (Aust) directed by Robert Sherwood plus a special presentation from Craig Baird, Curator of the Australian National Surfing Museum.
Saturday 4th January
THE INNERMOST LIMITS OF PURE FUN (Aust) George Greenough’s surf film that changed the world and the way that people viewed tube riding (literally). Screening with FLUX (Aust) Lewis Arnold and TESORA ENTORADO (Torres Martyn) gliding and carving in Mexico and Central America.
Sunday 5th January
LA OLAS DE FRONTERAS (Transcending Waves) (Argentina) Gauchos Del Mar present a stunning documentary about surf, culture and friendships in the Falkland Islands. Screening with DELAMA WARRI (Aust) a fantastic film by local surf coast filmmaker Sam Suenderman that shares stories of female surfers in Wadawurrung Country (Surf Coast).
Monday 6th January - Closing NIght
ZONE FREQUENCY (USA)... the award winning surf film from Jack Coleman starring Bryce Young, Ozzie Wright, Ryan Burch, Rasta and a cast of thousands. Beautifully shot with a killer soundtrack ZONE FREQUENCY is screening with TRANSITION (Canada) by Nate Laverty, an exploration of surf culture in Canada and THE CUBA UNKNOWN (USA) Tyler Dunham.
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(Please note that the festival program may change at short notice.)