Saturday, 17 November 2012

An Evening of NY Surf Films for Hurricane Relief

On Monday, November 26th, 2012 at Anthology Film Archives in lower Manhattan the NY surf community will come together to help raise funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery. New York Surf Stories is an evening of locally produced surf films that focus on the New York surfing community.

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the communities of Rockaway Beach, Long Beach and many others suffered catastrophic damage and tragedy. New York Surf Stories seeks to bring the surfing community together to show our resilience and solidarity in the face of adversity.

The films selected cover a variety of genres and styles, all focusing on surfing in New York and what it means to be a surfer in this incredible community. All proceeds will go to Waves for Water, a non-profit where 100% of the fund go to those effected by Hurricane Sandy. Raffle prizes vary from a free hotel stay at Casa de Olas in Nicaragua to an R2 Wetsuit from Patagonia and many more.

The event will be co-hosted by local professional surfer Mikey DeTemple and Waves for Water's Jon Rose.

New York Surf Stories Film Selection:
Shadow's of the Same Sun by Thomas Brookins
Stacked by EJ Mcleavey-Fisher & Patrick Cummings
Rockaway Picaresque by Mikey DeTemple
Nine to Five by Justin Mackin
Rockaway Opera by Sean Greene & Zach Halberd
Hurricane Sandy Relief by Paul De Luna
Don't Feed The Bear Crabs : Lo-Fi Meditations on Western Long Island by Toddy Stewart

When: 7:30PM Monday, November 26th

Where: Anthology Film Archives 32 Second Avenue, New York, NY (On the corner of 2nd St & 2nd Ave)

Libations & Snacks provided by: Barefoot Wine, CAYRUM, VitaCoco & KIND Healthy Snacks. Produced by: SMASH, WAX Magazine, Surfrider Foundation NYC & York Surf Supported by: Patagonia Surf Shop, Casa de Olas, & Vans


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