Female surf movies: surfer girls also ride waves in the big screen

Women have been riding waves for decades and have developed their unique surfing style.

Sense and sensibility are the main features in surf movies featuring all-girl casts. The experience of entering the surf world as a female is captured brilliantly in these films.

They communicate the "sixth sense" aspect of surfing commonly associated with women in the water.

The colors and shots, the angles, the surf lines drawn on the wave faces, and the smiles and stories behind each film are somehow different when telling it from a female perspective.

The testosterone is missing; the attitude is more laid-back.

This doesn't mean girl movies are slow and boring. It's quite the opposite. The best surfer girl movies have evolved through time, as girls' perceptions in the surf are changing to embrace equality.

New approaches to telling their stories are getting a great reception from women and men alike. SurferToday selected 22 surf films in which surfer girls and women are the plot's filmmakers and/or stars.

The surf industry has also prepared a few interesting documentaries that show and explain how surfing captures women's souls.

This list of female surf movies is sorted alphabetically. Pick your favorite, watch the trailer, and get the DVD.

7 Girls
A Girl's Surf Addiction
AKA: Girl Surfer
Aqua Dulce
Blue Crush
By the Way
Dear & Yonder
First Love
Girls Rip - A New Era in Women's Surfing
Hana Surf Girls
Heart of a Soul Surfer
Heart of the Sea
Leave a Message
Ocean Angels
One Winter Story
Sol Sirens
Soul Surfer
Surf Girls - The Explosion
Surf, Now
The Modus Mix
The Women and the Waves

Have you seen them all? Discover the list of the best surf movies of all time.

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