Beach United, Main Hall
140 Wineva Avenue
Toronto, ON M4E 2T4
TTC: 501 – Queen East at Wineva

Theme: Surf’s Up Around The World

Belles of the Swells – 4:44 – Canada Premiere
Dir. Mary Piller

A women’s longboard surfing sampler.

  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
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Signature – 5:08 – Canada Premiere
Dir. Per Anderson

Can you make a difference? A surfing activist recruits opposition to a proposed gas pipeline next to Rockaway Beach, NYC.

North Sea Holes – 6:29 – Canada Premiere
Dir. Lewis Arnold, Chris McClean

In his few years on this planet, Sandy Kerr has stayed close to the house he was born into, learning to surf the waves on his doorstep, that in hushed tones, some might say are the best in Europe. He embodies British surfing in a way few can, his mantelpiece might not be bowing from the weight of trophies but the amount of snapped boards in the garage tell their own story.

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English
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  • Instagram: @lasurfpics

High Tide – 9:10 – Canada Premiere
Dir. Deejay Williams

Haunted by his past, a loving family man is emotionally unhinged when his divorce pushes him to the brink of depression. Uncanny circumstances present a mysterious little girl who will change his prospective on life forever.

  • Country: New Zealand
  • Language: English
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  • Facebook: @hightideshort

Your Wings Are Going To Grow – 14:33 – Canada Premiere
Dir. Maria Karin Walczuk

We follow three female big wave surfers based in Hawaii in this beautiful, and intimate, short documentary. Prepare to be inspired by the freedom, strength and peace that the roaring ocean can give, as Silvia, Raquel and Leane share their stories about waves and life. Your Wings Are Going To Grow takes us to the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Maui, to world famous surf breaks like Jaws and Waimea, and gives us epic sunsets and life affirming sunrises.

  • Country: Sweden
  • Language: English
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From Lost To The Desert – 24:17  – Canada Premiere
Dir. Chechu Pajares

A surf exploration documentary project to one of the most remote places in the world, the desert of Morocco and Western Sahara.

To The Sea – 32:03 – Canada Premiere
Dir. Bruno Monteferri, Dana Bonilla

In the eighties, La Herradura beach was destroyed. In the nineties, the wave of Cabo Blanco was in danger of disappearing. A group of surfers organized to protect the places that gave them happiness and managed to get the State to approve the Rompientes Law, the first federal law in the world for the protection of waves. This is the story of that call to collective action.

Where The Desert Meets The Ocean – 44:55 – Canada Premiere
Dir. Véna Píša

The Czech documentary “Where the Desert Meets the Ocean” captures a journey of four friends, surfers from a landlocked country, to ride one of the best waves in the world – the mysterious Skeleton Bay. In the middle of the African winter, they went to Namibia to experience the greatest adventure of their lives. Beyond waves and unreal natural sceneries, they have experienced countless adventures and learned a lot about themselves. A movie full of determination, clean shots of endless dunes, wild animals and waves absorbs the viewer through its visuals and an urgent desire for knowledge.

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