An evening of short surf films that showcase the raddest surfing by the best and stylish free-riders of our time.
IN SEARCH OF BALANCE by Alex Patrick. 2023, México, 4 min.
THE ROLLING EAST by Ben Potter. 2022, US, 11 min.
NATURAL HIGH by Jack Coleman. 2022, Australia/US, 37 min.
A NEW WAVE by Sandra Winther. 2022, Denmark.South Africa, 17 min.
Enjoy delicious Vietnamese food by Bé Bep, refreshing drinks by Head Hi, Churros made on-site by Churrero, and browse through the publications (including the latest issue of Emocean magazine) and vintage posters for sale, all while DJs play summer tunes and the sun goes down. DJ sets included by Filipe Zapelini (Brazil / NY), Erosika (Rockaway NY) and Mösco Disco (México / NY).
Event starts at 6pm and the films start at sundown.
HEAD Hi is an organization dedicated to art and design specializing in publications and cultural programming with an espresso bar located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn by the Navy Yard. We feature a curated selection of publications from around the globe. Working with local and international artists, designers, publishers, community members and organizations in various fields, Head Hi is a space for exploration and interaction that hosts talks, book launches, art shows, music performances and other events.
Rockaway Film Festival would like to thank VBX™~Vernam Basin Terminal for generously hosting us at the Arverne Cinema in addition to BBX™~Barbadoes Basin Terminal for contributing to such.
RFF also thanks Rockaway Artists Alliance and the National Park Service for hosting us in Fort Tilden.
RFF is proud to be sponsored by Blundstone®, Istic Illic Pictures, and NYC Ferry. The festival is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support provided by FRANC.