SONIC SOUVENIRS by Kai Neville & Mikey February / VANS. 2021. 28 min.
Kai Neville and Mikey February’s Sonic Souvenirs is a document of decades of work in South Africa to slough off Californication in their surf culture, and a celebration of surfing as a part of South Africa’s cultural fabric alongside music, language, and dance.
INTO THE SEA by Marion Poizeau. 2017. 52 min.
Marion Poizeau’s documentary follows Easkey Britton in her attempt to consciously introducing surfing as a tool for empowerment and expression—looking at what it means to bring surfing into a new place with the idea of uplifting women, without making assumptions about what the women of Iran want or need.
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.