The London Surf / Film festival hits the UK 11-14 October bringing to the capital 4 nights of international surfing’s hottest releases. We are giving away a pass for 2 to the festival for Saturday night to see the UK Premiere of North of the Sun, the European Premier of Sally and the European Premiere of Tracking. And if that weren’t awesome enough we have this almighty goodie bag up for the winner too which includes:
XSories XS Case for keeping all your things dry on the beach and in the water
Ltd Ed Jam Tarts and Tractors X LS/FF Bags
An exclusive block of LS/FF wax
Just tell us below, why you want to go to London Surf / Film Festival on Saturday night and we’ll pick the best answer! www.londonsurffilmfestival.com
Hosted 11-14 October at the Riverside Studios, The London Surf / Film Festival is a celebration of the cream of contemporary surf culture, bringing to the capital four nights of international surfing’s hottest releases, independent features and documentaries including 5 European Premieres, 4 UK Premieres and award winning films from USA, Australia, Tasmania, Norway, Brazil and South Africa. Tickets are £8 and the full line up is here: www.londonsurffilmfestival.com/tickets-2012
Showcasing British and Irish filmmaking talents alongside International entries, we will be bringing the pick of The Shorties to the big screen. The Shories is a short film competition established to give homegrown surf filmmakers the opportunity to flex their creative muscles on the world stage.
In the gallery we are presenting a show from award winning photographer Mark Leary which celebrates the minutiae of surfing on these shores, and accompanies the launch of his book ‘Salt + Wax at the film festival. We are also hosting Q+A’s with environmentalists, photographers and directors of note. With live music from Matthew P, as well as a hand picked selection of artisans, artists, shapers, makers and doers who will be showing their wares in the Approaching Lines Room it is a surf hoedown with soul.
SATURDAY 13TH OCTOBER
1900 NORTH OF THE SUN Dir. Inge Wegge
UK Premiere Inge Wegge and Jørn Ranum spent nine winter months living on a remote island in the arctic circle off the coast of Norway, this is their story…A Stoked and Broke for the cold water tribe – a staycation epic on zero bucks at zero degrees! www.londonsurffilmfestival.com/north-sun
20.40 SALLY Dir. Simon Treweek & NIcholas Damen
European Premiere: Featuring a progressive band of stylish surfers as they journey between tropical paradise and frigid southern ocean points, Sally combines stunning cinematography and a sumptuous sound track in a tale of venturing forth, of stirring the soul and awakening the senses. This modern classic is a must-see. www.londonsurffilmfestival.com/sally
21.55. TRACKING Dir. Jimmy james Kinnaird
European Premiere: Tyler Warren and crew spent some time at the Deus temple in Bali shaping single fin trackers and searching out sublime spots on old motorbikes. The result is Tracking. Warning, this heady cocktail of mind melting waves and epic sound track will have you packing your bags and booking your trip to Indo in no time… www.londonsurffilmfestival.com/tracking