Mickey Munoz heads surf festival lineup
California Surf Festival
Mickey Munoz and Extreme Journey’s To Stoke
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 15 November, 2012 : - - The California Surf Festival presentation for its final closing night will be action packed as the theme for “Extreme Journeys To Stoke” makes it mark. On this Saturday, November 17th, the doors open at 6:30 pm at the California Surf Museum and program to start at 7:30 pm with new surf film screenings, book signing by Mickey Munoz and his new book No Bad Waves, Kalyn Aolani a Falsetto Hawaiian singer, featuring the Encinitas Grom Sidewalk Surfer, Filmmaker, Zane Timpson and films that are focused as “Extreme Journeys To Stoke” .
Known to many as ”The Mongoose” Mickey Munoz is an icon of surf as a “surfer’s surfer,” and is loved and respected for his contributions to surfing and the surfing life for the past 60 years as a surfer, a pioneer of Waimea Bay, a stuntman (stand-in for Gidget), a board shaper and designer, and as a sailor and boatbuilder (America’s Cup). Mentored by the Malibu greats of the ’40s, and an influence on generations of surfers since, Mickey weaves the story of a California waterman using his own life and that of his friends. M
Mickey won the Ultimate Waterman contest in the film Chasing Dora in 2006 and is still winning fans to this day! His new book, No Bad Waves share his life story and how surfing has enrich his life and of those of whom he meets! Come meet Mickey and pick up his new book while at the Festival. Mickey will be signing starting at 6:30 pm.
The films screening will be:
European Surf Journal by Peter Sterling runs 52 min Peter Sterling traveled intensively for two years throughout Europe. From the barren cold North to the hot desert of Morocco, Iceland, Scotland and Ireland through the middle of Europe, even surfing on rivers in Germany and Switzerland. This is not your average surf film. It does not only show you surf pros but also the guy down the block. It shares serious big waves in Spain and Madeira. Hopefully you are inspired by this historical journey through space and time. Director Confirmed for Attendance!
Day At The Pool by Eric Fulford and Ian Douglas runs 23 min This film sheds new light on the true origins of modern skateboarding, featuring blazing interviews with Tony Alva, Stacy Peralta, Jay Adams, Craig Stecyk, and the rest of the Dogtown crew, who reveal that one anonymous kid from the swimming-pool suburbs of Hermosa Beach may have been singularly responsible for the skateboarding revolution that redefined adolescent life in America. The film goes on to present a surprising account of history that first reveals the skateboarder's identity, and then exposes the Z-Boys selfish motivation for keeping his story secret. With Skaters Skip Engblom, Duane Peters, Steve Olson, David Hackett, Tony Alva, Ray Flores, Stacy Peralta, Craig Stecyk, Jay Adams, Kevin Anderson, Wentzle Ruml, Shane Borland, Benton Shakely, Jim Parkman and Edward Shairb. Director Confirmed for Attendance!
Water Warriors by Anna Jerstrom runs 6 min
Water Warriors is about the strength and courage of female surfers. This film beautifully depicts how the traits of a warrior parallel those necessary for surfing. These girls take on waves like they are going into battle and they charge the break without fear in hunt for the next wave of their lives. With Surfers Evie Johnstone and Jordan Hundley and Director in attendance!
Abroad by John Lynch runs 14 min
Known for capturing powerful surf footage around the globe, John shot this film single-handedly over the course of a several week stint in Indonesia, the film chronicles the evolution of his journey. Amazing surf and even more captivating people, he made a difference with this journey! Director will be in attendance!
Follow The Sun - Tribute to International Day Of Surfing by Xavier Rudd and Ryan Moss runs 3 min
Reef present a short film in order to pay homage to International Surfing Day. After viewing this visual tribute you’ll be happy the next time you find yourself in the water.
Our Feature highlighting Grom filmmaker Zane Timpson will be an awesome as he has been a repeat winner in the Grom Short Film Contest in the past and this year the Festival features him and his work on this evening. His fine skateboard skills and great filmmaking style has caught the attention of many of the major surf and skateboard as they look for new talent. Zane has worked for many years now capturing amazing footage and considers skating, filmmaking and burritos some of the best things in his life right now as a local San Diego resident! We are proud to be able to highlight his work at the California Surf Festival this year! Zane’s new film will be starting at 7:45 pm!
Get ready for a beautiful tribute to classic Hawaiian music as Kalyn Aolani has performed with some of the greats in Hai’Hawaiian song as a falsetto singer and ukulele player. This young lady is only 14 and her excellence as a captivating performer is well known and growing with in the Southland. It is a great treat to feature Kalyn at the Festival this year as our musical performance! Kalyn will be singing at 7 pm!
Tickets to regular screening will be $10 and California Surf Museum Members are only $8 so consider joining the California Surf Museum. Over the Festival weekend there will be new surf films screening with many of the filmmakers in attendance. Other special events taking place during the California Surf Film Festival will be meet & greet with filmmakers, book signings, and special exhibitions at the California Surf Museum.
The California Surf Festival will take place in Oceanside at the California Surf Museum 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA Come see surf cinema on the big screen! Tickets are now available on sale for Festival at californiasurffestival.com tickets are limited so purchase in advance! Many thanks go out to our sponsors: Kona Brewery, Vitawater, Smartwater, Sanuk, Transworld Surf, Von Zipper Body Glove, Wyndam Hotel, Marriott Hotel and Green Flash PR.
Funds raised from the California Surf Festival will assist the California Surf Museum in its growth and outreach to the community. The California Surf Museum is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization located at 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054; phone (760) 721-6876 or email keikobeatie @ gmail.com
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Author: Keiko Beatie
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