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White Wash
Narrated by Grammy-winner Ben Harper with Tariq "Blackthought" Trotter of the Roots, this is the story of African-American surfers. Told from the perspective of black surfers from Hawaii, Jamaica, Florida, and California, this controversial, probing film looks deep into America's…
The Endless Summer - The Search for the Perfect Wave
This classic documentary is the ultimate surfing adventure, crossing the globe in search of the perfect wave. From the uncharted waters of West Africa, to the shark-filled seas of Australia, to the tropical paradise of Tahiti and beyond, two California…
One Winter Story - Female Surfers
An unprecedented glimpse into the male-dominated world of big-wave surfing from a seldom seen perspective - a woman's. This hour-long film explores the life of big-wave surf pioneer and Ph.D scientist, Sarah Gerhardt, a relative unknown who made surfing history…
La Maestra (The Teacher) - Surfing in a Small Mexican Village
A film about a young Mexican woman who decides to pursue her dreams, and in doing so, changes her community in her own small way. The film profiles a day in the life of Mayra Aguilar, a teacher in a…
Minds In The Water
Follows the quest of professional surfer Dave Rastovich and his friends to protect dolphins, whales and the oceans they all share. Through Dave's journey--a five-year adventure spanning the globe from Australia to the Galapagos, Tonga, California, Alaska and Japan--we see…
Paul - A Young South African Boy Dreams of Being a Surfer
Screened at 15 international film festivals, winning two awards, this eye-opening short documentary follows a 12-year-old aspiring surfer from a poverty-stricken township outside of Capetown, South-Africa. Paul dreams of becoming a surfer but this isn't easy for township boys. There…
God Went Surfing with the Devil - The Israel-Palestine Conflict Through the Lens of Surfing
"Surfing 4 Peace" was formed in 2007 when members in Israel sent thirteen surfboards into Gaza. The company is a non-profit that works as a people-to-people initiative. Instead of tackling peace process issues or big ideas, they simply try and…
Bombora - The Story of Australian Surfing
A definitive history of surfing in Australia, Bombora tells the story of Australian beach culture through our surfing champions, writers, pioneers, entrepreneurs, mavericks, legends, drop-outs and drop-ins. The two-part series follows the rise of surfing and its culture in Australia,…
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OUT in the Lineup - Uncovering the Taboo of Homosexuality in Surfing
Two gay surfers embark on a global journey to uncover the taboo of homosexuality in surfing. They become part of an emerging community prepared to step out of the shadows of secrecy and create a more open and accepting surfing…
The Big Swell - Big Wave Surfing in the Pacific
Shot in Hi-Definition and Super 16mm, The Big Swell follows the life cycle of a massive winter swell from its birth in the heart of a violent storm in the North Pacific through to its death throes in the form…
Gauchos Del Mar Surfing the American Pacific
One Dream Two Brothers One Continent Two brothers follow their dream of surfing the American Pacific showing the Continent as a whole, through its different cultures, villages, food, people, animals and landscapes while camping and surfing on their way back…
Rio Breaks - Youth Surfing in Brazil
Set against the volatile and dangerous world of the favelas, RIO BREAKS tells the story of two surf-obsessed friends, 13-year-old Fabio and 12-year-old Naama. The pair live in Rio de Janeiro's Favela do Pavao, which is controlled by one of…
Double Barrel - Surfers Working to Protect Peru's Coastline
A travel and surf documentary that follows Australian journalist Angie Davis and Peruvian surf guide Harold Koechlin to northern Peru. Passionate about surfing and the environment, these like-minded friends share the story of the oil-dominated town Lobitos, with a goal…
Heart of the Sea: Kapolioka'ehukai - A Portrait of Legendary Surfer Rell Sunn
Heart of the Sea: Kapolioka'ehukai is a breathtaking portrait of surf legend Rell "Kapolioka'ehukai" Sunn, founding member of the Women's Professional Surfing Association and beloved breast cancer activist. With exhilarating water scenes and captivating archival footage of surf culture, Heart…
Otelo Burning
Based on true events and featuring music from South Africa's leading hip hop artists, Otelo Burning is a story of three South African teens that escape the turmoil of their township and discover the joy of surfing. When Otelo Buthelezi…
European Surf Journal
Peter Sterling, renowned photographer, traveled through Europe shooting some of the most remote and exciting surfing locations. After visiting eleven countries over two years, the resulting film is part surf movie and part travel documentary featuring both pro and amateur…
The History of Australian Surfing
A companion to Nat Youngs legendary History of Surfing - the biggest-selling surfing book ever - this groundbreaking documentary presents the history of surfing in Australia from its origins in 1915, through its development with wooden boards, the Malibu revolution…
Swell
Set in Santa Cruz, California, Swell features women longboard surfers whose ages span four generations. It is a portrait of a community which shares their best waves, embraces new comers as well as old timers and comes together in a…