Strange Rumblings in Shangri La + The Hunt for Hipmasama

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    A wild scene from 'Strange Rumblings in Shangri La'


Strange Rumblings in Shangri La + The Hunt for Hipmasama


Tuesday Jul 14 07:30 PM
Saturday Jul 25 01:00 PM
Wednesday Jul 29 07:30 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


About the Film:


Strange Rumblings in Shangri La
Directed by Joe G. Australia. 2014. 60 min.
This mix of high-performance surfing and stunning cinematography documents an unforgettable worldwide journey—from the frigid waters of Iceland to the tropical beauty of Mozambique, from dreamy French beach breaks to exotic islands off the coast of Brazil. Shot on 16mm film and created in the spirit of the classics by Bruce Brown and Jacques Cousteau, Strange Rumblings in Shangri La is an adventure you won’t soon forget.
Winner: Surfer Poll Awards Movie of the Year; Best Cinematography, Florida Surf Film Festival.

See the trailer. 


The Hunt For Hipmasama
Directed by Oli Adams. UK. 2014. 30 min.

When British pro surfer Oli Adams stumbled across a grainy picture of a mysterious wave on a remote British island—unsurfed and unnamed—the image haunted him, and sparked an eight-year odyssey. This film follows him as he embarks on a final journey to track down this mythical wave that has evaded him for so long.
Winner: Best British Film, London Surf Film Festival.

See the trailer.

—screens with—

Arctic Swell: Surfing the Ends of the Earth (short)
Directed by Chris Burkard. USA. 2014. 8 min.

Photographer Chris Burkard and pro surfers Patrick Millin, Brett Barley, and Chadd Konig brave sub-zero temperatures in the Arctic Circle to capture moments of raw beauty in conditions that rank among the harshest in the natural world.

The Winter Surf (short)
Directed and produced by Donggi Kim & Seong Eun Kim. South Korea. 2014. 6 mins

It’s not exactly a top-of-mind surf destination, but South Korea is one of the most beautiful places on earth… and there are waves to boot.

California Dreaming (short)
Directed by Simon Cotter. UK. 2014. 5 min.

In the midst of one of Britain’s stormiest winters, surfer James Parry escapes to the dreamier side of the pond.

Unpredictable Happiness (short)
Directed by
James Skerritt. Ireland. 2014. 4 min.
Spend a winter on the west coast of Ireland with big wave surfer Ollie O'Flaherty.

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