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Australia's longest-running surf film fest opens on Wednesday



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Trailer launches for the Bells Beach Surf Film Festival

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 4 January, 2016 - The Official Festival Trailer for the 2016 Bells Beach Surf Film Festival has been launched. The trailer features images from films selected for the festival and music by Oscar Lalor who is performing on Opening Night this Wednesday 6th January.

The festival is the longest running surf film festival in Australia featuring 10 award winning surf films screening over 4 nights.

The festival will open on Wednesday 6th with Jason Baffa’s surf documentary Bella Vista featuring Dave Rastovich and Chris Del Moro surfing stunning waves in Italy and close on Saturday 9th with the Victorian Premiere of Fish, Joseph Ryan’s documentary about the history of the Fish surfboard design.

Festival Director John Foss is excited about the festivals 6th season: “We have an fantastic selection of surf films over 4 nights starting with Bella Vita on Wednesday 6th, The Salt Trail on Thursday 7th, Mad Dogs on Friday 8th and closing with Fish and Green Cathedral on Saturday 9th. Amazing films from a talented group of surf film makers from Australia and around the world.”




All films screen at the Australian National Surfing Museum Theatre in Torquay on Victoria’s Surf Coast. Doors open at 7.30pm each night with films starting at 8.00pm. Tickets now on sale at Patagonia Torquay.

The Bells Beach Surf Film Festival is presented by the Bells Beach Surf Film Society with support from the Surf Coast Shire, Patagonia and Blackman’s Brewery Torquay.

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