Sion Milosky: missing you, mate

Surf movies will invade Haleiwa, Hawaii, between December 2nd and 4th for the North Shore Surf Film Festival 2011. There will be films with stories to share that reflect the amazing world and lifestyle of surfing and surfers from across the globe.

Films being featured this year are: "Blue Sway" by Jack McCoy, "Year Zero" by Globe, "Sion Milosky Tribute" by Volcom, "Minds In The Water" by Jason Krumb, "Get N Classic" by Graham Nash, "36 Hours In The City" by Billabong, "Imaginarium" by Reef, Body Glove, Billabong and Rusty, "Blow Up" by Victor Pakpour, "Surprise Excitement Party" by Chris Cote & TransWorld Surf, "Beer Can Surfboard" by Rich Morrison, "The Board Meeting" by Maggie Franks, "Hello, I'm Andy Irons" as part of the upcoming Sunny Garcia documentary by Michael Oblowitz.

Also you will see "Bonzer The Mothership" by Duncan and Malcolm Campbell, "Behind The Lens Dan Merkel" by Doug Walker, "Lost & Found" by Doug Walker, "Sanded" by Tim Ryan, "Float" by Rip Curl, "Walls Of Perception" by Oxbow, "Eddie" by Claire Gorman, "Chasing the Swell" by Sachi Cunningham and "Leave A Message" by Jason Kentworthy and Aaron Leiber.

Our theme for Friday is "Live Like Sion," a tribute to our own North Shore resident, Kauai, born and raised, outstanding surfer, son, husband, father, and friend.

Sion Milosky tragically drowned at Mavericks this year while doing what he loved; his spirit and place in "Surfing's" Hall of Fame will forever "Live Like Sion."

Friends and family will be on hand to honor his memory.

Saturday's theme is "Surf Cinema" and we are proud to premier the Campbell Brother's short version of "Bonzer The Mothership 11.0.

Duncan Campbell is a long-time North Shore resident, owner of Café Haleiwa, and a constant contributor to our community and the world of surfing. He will be on hand to present his film.

Many of the featured surfers in "Lost and Found," as well as the director Doug Walker, will also be here for the Hawaii Premier.

Sunday's theme is "Chicks Who Rip," in honor of the many contributions women have made to and continue to make to the world of surfing.

All the films featured are either made by women or feature women.

Former pro surfer and North Shore resident Rochelle Ballard will be on hand to assist in hosting this special and final evening of the festival.

Plus, many of the pro ladies are set to be on hand to bring on for the women!

Donavon Frankenreiter, Dave Rastovich and Hawaii's own "John Cruz" will play intimate gigs with the entire surfing community.

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