FRIDAY 13th MAY 2016: A NIGHT OF FRONTIERS & LEGENDS
SESSION 1: 7pm // FRIGID FRONTIERS TRIPLE BILL
FAROES: THE OUTPOST VOL. 2 Dir: Ben Weiland and Chris Burkard, USA (Southwest Premiere)
Bleak, beautiful and jaw-droopingly, critically acclaimed filmmakers present a spectacular travelogue that goes in search of the secrets of the Faroe Islands and never before surfed waves. Featuring: Dane Gudauskas, Tyler Warren, Justin Quintal and Sam Hammer in search for never before surfed waves.
ICELAND Dir. Jimmy Pinfield, UK (UK Premiere)
Award winning Cornish filmmaker Jimmy Pinfield scooped the emerging talent award at LS/FF 2015. We’re stoked to host the UK premiere of his latest short film taking him to the frigid fringes of Europe…
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 exploration – in search of a mythical wave – that pushes friendships, frontiers and fortitude to their very limits. What could possibly go wrong… “We watched it and instantly fell in love,” Surfer Magazine
Awards include: Viewers Choice London Surf /Film Festival 2015; Best British Film London Surf /Film Festival 2015; Best Short Film Bells Beach Surf Film Festival 2016; Best Original Screenplay MIMPI 2016
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, while showing the massive influence he has had, and continues to have on our most groundbreaking surfers. Not to be missed.
Awards include: Best Film London Surf /Film Festival 2015; Best Documentary London Surf /Film Festival 2015; Best Feature Santa Cruz Surf Film Festival 2015; Best Documentary Florida Surf Film Festival; Best Film Nord/ Nordwest Surf Film Festival 2015; Best Film Waimea Ocean Film Festival 2015.
MY CANVAS, Dir: Mr. B UK (World Premiere)
Are we as surfers somehow naturally and intrinsically connected to the rhythms, vibrations & energies of this ocean. A candid look at one of Europe’s best surfers who has dedicated himself to the art of riding waves and his search for connection with the ocean. A short film from Mr B Productions featuring surfing from Alan Stokes.