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.
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