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Saturday Nov.17th – California Surf Museum
European Surf Journal by Peter Sterling 52 min
Doors Open 6:30 pm * Program Starts at 7:30 pm
Peter Sterling traveled intensively for two years throughout Europe. From the barren cold North to the hot desert of Morocco. Countries like Iceland, Scotland and Ireland through the middle of Europe, even surfing on rivers in Germany and Switzerland. This is not your average surf film. It does not only show you surf pros but also the guy down the block. It shows serious big waves in Spain and Madeira. An open film made from the heart that will give you joy history and people that you meet along the way. This film also contains some older footage of young surfers that still rule the European waves today. Hopefully you are inspired by this historical journey through space and time.
Day At The Pool by Eric Fulford and Ian Douglas 23 min
DAY AT THE POOL sheds new light on the true origins of modern skateboarding, featuring blazing interviews with Tony Alva, Stacy Peralta, Jay Adams, Craig Stecyk, and the rest of the Dogtown crew, who reveal that one anonymous kid from the swimming-pool suburbs of Hermosa Beach may have been singularly responsible for the skateboarding revolution that redefined adolescent life in America. Further probing interviews are heated and an intentionally hidden secret is uncovered. The film goes on to present a surprising account of history that first reveals the skateboarder’s identity, and then exposes the Z-Boys selfish motivation for keeping his story secret. With Skaters Skip Engblom, Duane Peters, Steve Olson, David Hackett, Tony Alva, Ray Flores, Stacy Peralta, Craig Stecyk, Jay Adams, Kevin Anderson, Wentzle Ruml, Shane Borland, Benton Shakely, Jim Parkman and Edward Shairb
Zane Timpson – Festival Grom Highlight – thesacklunchvideo
Water Warriors by Anna Jerstrom 6 min
Water Warriors is about the strength and courage of female surfers. This film beautifully depicts how the traits of a warrior parallel those necessary for surfing. These girls take on waves like they are going into battle and they charge the break without fear in hunt for the next wave of their lives. With Surfers
Evie Johnstone and Jordan Hundley
Abroad by John Lynch 14 min
Known for capturing powerful surf footage around the globe, John shot this film single-handedly over the course of a several week stint in Indonesia, the film chronicles the evolution of his journey. Amazing surf and even more captivating people, he made a difference with this journey!
Follow The Sun - Tribute to International Day Of Surfing by Xavier Rudd and Ryan Moss runs 3 min
Reef present a short film in order to pay homage to International Surfing Day. After viewing this visual tribute you’ll be happy the next time you find yourself in the water.
The California Surf Festival celebrates awareness and support for surf history preservation through the California Surf Museum. It is an international event destination bringing people from all over the world to Oceanside, California, to experience surf culture through films, music, art, photography and interaction with those who embody the culture as well as highlight the surf community of California.The California Surf Film Festival, produced as a benefit by the California Surf Museum (CSM) in Oceanside, will include exciting and groundbreaking new surf films with many of the filmmakers in attendance
California Surf Festival 2013