Tuesday 22nd July London Surf / Film Festival is stoked to present a very special evening of surf cinema that celebrates waveriding’s rich heritage and a shines a fresh light on some of its most compelling cultural icons.
The evening brings together a special big screen showing of Andrew Kidman’s groundbreaking ‘Litmus’, an era defining film that changed the way we thought about surfing forever and the world premiere of ‘The Ripple Effect’ – a four part project directed by award-winning filmmaker Peter Hamblin. Combining deft story-telling with slick editing and visual wizardry ‘The Ripple Effect’ provides a wry and insightful look at four of surfing’s defining moments and the characters that shaped them, presented on the night by director Peter Hamblin.
This special event takes place on Tuesday 22nd July at the iconic Riverside Studios in Hammersmith and is a must-attend event. Tickets are £7.50 per screening available via The Riverside Box Office Here with a limited number of evening passes available for £10 on T020 8237 1111. For more information: http://www.
19.15: The Ripple Effect, Dir. Peter Hamblin, 2014
A world premiere from critically acclaimed filmmaker Peter Hamblin, pre-eminent surf writer Tim Baker and Commissioning Editors Tom Howell and Evan Fontaine who have collaborated on an insightful and wry series of short films that lift the veil on some of surfing’s most interesting and engaging characters.
Focusing on the likes of media pioneers John and Paul Witzig, The Coolie Kids – from MP to Parko, Indo trailblazer Lance of Lance’s Right fame and Bob Hurley – toilet cleaner to industry leader, these characters have shaped the world of surfing as we know it.
Followed by a Q+A with Director Peter Hamblin and Commissioning Editor Evan Fontaine.
20.45: Litmus, Dir. Andrew Kidman, 1996
A very special big screen outing for this era defining film, a work that set the template for modern surf movie making and changed the way we look at our cultural icons, the boards we ride and the way we ride them.
What the press have said about Litmus: