21-22 November 2019 Deep South Screenings
21 November 2019
TROUBLE: THE LISA ANDERSEN STORY
World, 2018, 49min
Director: Chas Smith
Lisa Andersen was always in trouble. Once, when sent to juvenile detention, her father smashed her surfboard. When she ran away from home, the note read, “Going to California to become world surfing champion.” Abused and homeless for years, she conceived a child, and life changed. She became world surfing champion four times and is an inductee into the Surfer Hall of Fame.
22 November 2019
Hawaii / Tahiti / Fiji, 2019, 64min
Director: Brent Storm
The story of big wave surfers as seen through some of the photographers who witnessed the largest surf ever seen. This story is based on one photographer’s journey to capture the wave of a lifetime. In pursuit, three epic swells hit the South Pacific shorelines, providing conditions only madmen could dream of.
France, Mexico, Indo, 2019
Director: Alex Knost
This film noir ish avant-garde esque smear from this whacky Newport artist / muso / surfer dude. Shot in epic spots in Baja Mexico,France, Australia & Indonesia, expect the eclectic collective of strangeness with HD Digital, Super 16mm & Super 8mm and a soundtrack made live on location by Alex and Lee Ann Curren. Surf trippy!
El Salvador, 2019, 16min
Director: Zach Weisberg
Kassia Meador, Leah Dawson, and Lola Mignot, are three outstanding women who are inspiring the next generation of ocean lovers through their alternative approach to both surfing and life. Each has developed a strong voice as a leader in surfing, and managed to do so on her own terms. They ride the boards they want, spearhead projects that speak to their passions, and keep their eyes peeled for interesting ways to engage that fascinating nexus where surfing and the rest of the world collide.
Mexico, 2019, 20min
Director: Leah Dawson and Jack Coleman
Inner Wild is a visual exploration into the joy a group of women find in the sea, showcasing their talented, unique approaches to riding waves, while sharing together the essence of the magnetic ocean.
BETWEEN THE LINES
Cape Town, South Africa, 2019, 13min
Director: Jason Hearn
We all stare at the same ocean , however some of us choose to read between the lines.This is a cinematic story following the photographic journey of Sacha Specker. It’s an intricate and rewarding relationship between man and the sea that evokes food for thought.
West Africa, 2019, 13min
Director: Sam Smith
Rumour and research led Michael February to a small fishing town, a mythical wave, and the hypnotic music of West Africa. As the songs of fisherman fill the backing track we record the rhythm of local musicians, and the dancers that work magic within it. A world away, where rhythm can ease the tensions of real life, we witness the pure joy of a lone surfer laying down a groove on an endless wave.