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.
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