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FREEZING SW Premiere

FRIDAY SESSION 1 // 7.00PM >>TICKETS FREEZING Dir. Rob Lockyear and Jeremy Joyce, UK (Southwest Premiere) Multi-award winning film from talented crew behind ‘The Shaper’ and ‘#Vanlife’. Always with their fingers on the throbbing pulse of the surfing zeitgeist, Freezing is a hilarious journey to the icy fringes of cold water…

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UNCHARTED WATERS SW Premiere

FRIDAY SESSION 2 // 8.45PM >>TICKETS UNCHARTED WATERS: The Personal History of Wayne Lynch  Dir. Craig Griffin, Aus (Southwest Premiere) Groundbreaking, multi award-winning documentary exploring one of surfing’s most influential and enigmatic characters, Australian surf legend Wayne Lynch. The film lifts the curtain to glimpse Lynch’s character and motivation,…

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SLYDER CUP IS ON: 15TH MAY 2016

We’re stoked to announce that the 3rd Annual Slyder Cup presented by Reef is on! Hosted as part of the Approaching Lines International Festival of Surf x REEF, we’ll be returning to Lusty Glaze, Cornwall on 15th May 2016 to host the 3rd Annual Friction…

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APPROACHING LINES FESTIVAL: SURF QUIZ

As part of the Approaching Lines International Festival of Surf X REEF, Thursday 12th May we’re stoked to be bringing the inaugural Approaching Lines XXXL Big Brain Challenge presented by REEF to Gilmore’s, Newquay. A surf quiz like no other, this night will test your metal and your mental…

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Ice Breakers: Daily Telegraph

Chris Nelson was commissioned by the Telegraph Magazine to write a feature about those surfers who shun warmer climes to ride waves in freezing waters from Alaska to Northern Scotland.  The full feature ran to 6 pages, check out the extract below.      

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Taro Tamai – Life on a Leeward Slope

Words: Chris Nelson  // Images: Richie Hopson  Taro Tamai steals a glance out of his kitchen window, away to the east. The large wooden frame is filled by the towering presence of Mount Yotei, the snowcapped volcanic cone that dominates the Niseko area of Hokkaido. For a few…

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The Guardian: Icy Shores

Chris Nelson for the Guardian on the extreme surfers travelling to icy shores to find the perfect wave and the films that tell their stories. Extract below.                

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Viking Peaks

Words: Chris Nelson A taste of sulphur rides on the heavy mist that drifts across the dark barren landscape while the bleached peaks of far-off summits fade from view. The foreground is fractured and broken, the surface a crumbled canvas riven with deep channels and…

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SURF MOVIE SCREENING AT THE SURF JUMBLE

So while the Slyder Cup is off due to making swell and iffy winds, this weekend’s shenanigans and are on! Saturday 5th December we’ll be heading to St Merryn for the Christmas Surf Jumble – it’s a mighty fine ho ho hoe down bringing together…

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8 Track Gallery

8 Track Gallery Show & Art Sale: A celebration of cinema, surf and sounds in aid of The Wave Project   The annual London Surf / Film Festival charity gallery show and art sale has gained a reputation as one of the most exciting showcases of ‘surf art’ and…

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