OUT at the San Diego Surf Film Fest

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The documentary exposing the taboo of homosexuality in surfing, OUT in the Lineup, will make it’s U.S. debut over the next couple weeks. They’ve been touring the film and it will make its first U.S. stop at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 30 at 8 p.m. Then the crew heads down to San…

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Nord by Nordwest Shorts Show Life in the North Sea

Film Festival Short Sweden

This year’s Nord by Nordwest Surf Film Festival, April 3-5 in Hamburg, Germany, features international highlights of indie filmmaking such as Spirit of Akasha, Slow is fast, Deathbowl to Downtown and The Salt Trail. Also on the menu is a selection of shorts that show the cold but surf-filled life on the North Sea. The surfers in…

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Byron Bay Surf Festival

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The Byron Bay Surf Festival is about so much more than surf. It brings together some industry heavyweights for a long weekend of beachside community unlike any other we’re familiar with. We talked with organizer Mike Jahn for a feel for how it went in 2013 and what to expect from the festival this year,…

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Kona Surf Film Festival Interview with Chad Campbell

Kona Surf Film Festival Interview with Chad Campbell

The Kona Surf Film Festival is about to enter its 10th year on the Big Island. That’s a pretty epic accomplishment so we caught up with creator Chad Campbell to commemorate the occasion with a run down on their humble beginnings and details on what to expect from this year. The festival takes place January…

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Milling Around the Mill Valley Surf Film Festival

Milling Around the Mill Valley Surf Film Festival

Mill Valley is across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco in the middle of a little point that separates the San Pablo Bay from the Pacific Ocean. For the second year, this small central California town with host a weekend-long surf film festival with film screenings, concerts, local art, acoustic music and ocean-related charities. …

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Hermosa Beach Shorties

Hermosa Beach Shorties

This weekend! This year marks the 7th annual Beach Shorts Film Festival in Hermosa Beach. This festival is strictly shorts, 6-10 minutes long, by amateur filmmakers, so we’re expecting to see a lot of new names in the lineup. From the sounds of the event plan, it will be like a carnival, with give-aways and…

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America’s Finest Film Festival

America's Finest Film Festival

We’re not quite sure how San Diego came to be known as “America’s Finest City” but the city certainly does use the hell out of the phrase. Maybe some day it will be used to refer to the fact that we’re leading the charge in conservation efforts. To help see to that, The 1:1 Movement…

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New York is SMASHing this Month

New York is SMASHing this Month

Tyler Breuer has moved on from the New York Surf Film Festival to start SMASH FEST, a film fest with a slightly different format to showcase surfing in the tri-state area. This is a month-long festival with screenings, art shows and drinking in beach communities along the easter seaboard. In addition to a more open…

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