While we knew that the Anglet International Surfing Film Festival was back for its 19th edition, from From 7 to 10 July In Chambre d’Amour, the program that awaits windsurfing and windsurfing enthusiasts is undiscovered. The press conference of the event took place yesterday in Anglet, revealing the films that will be shown during the half-day screenings, as well as who will be the jury responsible for awarding the various coveted prizes at the end of the festival!
they will be Eight members This jury, chosen by Bruno Delay, owner of the festival, for its legitimacy in the world of surfing and / or film, whether historical or related to practice, culture or the world of Internet business.
This jury presided over Matthew LevinePresident of Rip Curl Europe (longtime festival partner brand), two personalities: Leah Bracya French surfer known for her numerous freesurfing expeditions and Marion DeQueena documentary filmmaker and photographer, has recently focused on the world of skateboarding and the topic of women’s skateboarding.
With them to exchange during these four days we find surfing enthusiasts like Herve La CasteneratAnd Herve Magnificat And Roman Loltwo journalists, Oran Laminir And Nicholas Morin.
This jury will have the difficult task of selecting no less than 15 documentaries and 9 short films in competition. The program also includes 4 films out of competition, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday.
Yesterday, Bruno Delay said to himself ” Very proud »In particular from this selection of short films, shown in series on Sunday 9 July. ” The 2023 version is one of the best anthology films ever made in 19 years, with sharp cutscenes, arty, and real nuggets! »
in between Feature filmsthe festival will officially open in Corners of the Earth – Kamchatka, Friday, July 7 at 10 pm.
” Follow filmmakers Spencer Frost and Guy Willement and surfers Letty Mortenson and Fraser Deauville as they travel to Kamchatka in far eastern Russia in search of fresh waves along the uncharted, frozen coast. Bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Okhotsk with more than 150 volcanoes (29 of them active), the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East is as isolated as it is unique.”
On Saturday July 8 at the end of the day, SAVAGE WATERS, directed by Mickey Corker, will be shown outdoors, also at 10 p.m.
” Matt Knight, an experienced British sea captain, sets out to find the giant wave described in the treasure hunt story. With his wife, their four children, and a seasoned senior surfer, he embarks on a journey to the Selvagens Islands, a small Portuguese archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, where the waters are particularly dangerous.”
coast female surfingThere are many short films in the program, competition starts with New colorsa film co-produced by Surfeuses Magazine and ROXY, follows 4 young athletes in the cold waters of Norway.
” Facing the frigid waters of the Norwegian winter, young surfers step out of their comfort zone, push their limits and redefine their approach to surfing. Beyond the competition sites, they reconnect with the joy of sharing their passion, through a unique cold water experience.”
on a longboard, Obsession Directed by Romain and Laura Decomble, it follows in the footsteps of Laure Meyer and some of her avid surfing friends on a road trip between France, Spain and Portugal. Journey also inspired a few lines in the latest issue of Surfeuses!
Finally, the festival will also be an opportunity for discovery Wherever I goIt is the first film about Maud Le Car produced by Demain Studio.
” The mermaid, the symbol of the “Save La Mermaid” association created by Maud, is a fictional character who has won the hearts of many people around the world. It is a symbol of beauty, grace and freedom. However, the oceans and seas in which they live are in danger. Mixing art and surfing, this movie tells the story of a mermaid who seeks to protect and save her home. »
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