Iconic films to be screened at the California Surf Festival

October 2, 2010 | Surfing

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The California Surf Festival is preparing for the biggest year ever in its fundraising efforts for the California Surf Museum, one of the oldest surf museums in the United States.

The dates for this year’s Festival are October 6th through October 10th. The five days of the Festival include music, surf films from around the world, art, photography, special events and VIP receptions.

Special events include: Girls Night Out with a San Diego County premiere of the Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story; Big Shorts From Little Groms – a grom filmmakers’ film contest; the California Surf Museum’s 2010 Silver Surfer Award presented to surfing legend Linda Benson; Big Wave Night featuring footage of the biggest paddle-in surfing from last winter; and, a world festival premiere of the first-ever feature film on stand up paddling. Come experience some of the most exciting presentations ever in a film festival at this year’s California Surf Festival.

With films from France, South Africa, Japan, New Zealand and waves from all over the world, this truly is a worldwide surf film festival and it is taking place in Southern California. Many special guests will be on hand for the five days as the music, art, photography, history, culture and films of the surfing lifestyle are celebrated at the 2010 California Surf Festival in Oceanside, California.

Some of the newest surf feature films from all over the world are set to screen:

My Eyes Won't Dry 3 by Brian Conley
Idiosyncrasies by Patrick Trefz
Fiberglass and Megapixels by Derek and Craig Hoffmann
Somewhere Near Tapachula by Jonno Durant and Stefan Hunt
Japan: Style Is Everything by Yoshitaka Itoi
Last Paradise by Clive Neeson
God Went Surfing With The Devil by Alexander Klein
Westsiders by Josh Pomer
Hana Surf Girls by Russ Spencer

Check the most complete collection of the surf movies and documentaries ever made from the Big Wednesday and The Endless Summer to North Shore and Blue Horizon.

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