Saturday, 28 January 2012

Splinters Surf Documentary

I'm going to see this documentary in New York when it opens on Friday February 3rd at Cinema Village. It looks amazing!!! Here's the synopsis from the film's website.

"Splinters is the first feature-length documentary film about the evolution of indigenous surfing in the developing nation of Papua New Guinea. In the 1980s an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo. Twenty years on, surfing is not only a pillar of village life but also a means to prestige. With no access to economic or educational advancement, let alone running water and power, village life is hermetic. A spot on the Papua New Guinea national surfing team is the way to see the wider world; the only way."
Here's the trailer

SPLINTERS Teaser from splinters on Vimeo.

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