Oney Anwar: Chasing the Dream

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    Oney Anwar: Chasing the Dream


Oney Anwar: Chasing the Dream


Tuesday Jul 21 07:30 PM
Sunday Jul 26 04:00 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00


About the Film:


Directed by Karen Donald. Australia/UK/Indonesia. 2014. 41 min.

Follow the inspiring story of Indonesian pro surfer Oney Anwar and his relentless pursuit to become Indonesia’s most respected surfer. Going from Oney’s humble beginnings as the youngest in a family of 12 children in the village of Sumbawa, all the way to his debut on the World Championship Tour, Oney Anwar: Chasing the Dream, is an epic tale of hope, determination and passion. 

See the trailer.

—screens with—

Gathering (short)
Directed by Nathan Oldfield. Australia. 2014. 20 min.
Meet enigmatic and free-thinking Dave Rastovich at home in the sacred playgrounds of the Far North Coast of New South Wales. Gathering is a candid look into the community that Rasta is a part of, as well as a document of his happy adventures on a range of surfcraft. 

Still Swell at 85 (short)
Directed by Dean Saffron. Australia. 2014. 4 min.
Barry "Magoo" McGuigan is a lovable spirit and Australia's oldest competitive surfer. Magoo has been involved with surfing since the advent of the sport and it has shaped his philosophy to life.

Winner: Best International Short, London Surf Film Festival 

Chasing Unicorns (short)
Directed by Alessio Saraifoger & Tai Graham. Indonesia. 2014. 7 min.
This stunning short documents the travels of Maori-Australian-Indonesian surfer Tai “Buddha” Graham, as he chases swells, or sometimes unicorns, throughout the archipelago. 

Black + Blue (short)
Directed by Eugenio Barcelloni. Indonesia. 2014. 10 min.
Experience the contrast between nature, pollution, culture and surf on the island of Bali. Winner: Best Short Film, Best Photography, Best Surf Shot, Recco International Surf Film Festival

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