Allesandro Ponzanelli

Bella Vita Première

by The Editors on January 29, 2014 · 0 comments

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The documentary by Jason Baffa, chronicles Chris Del Moro as he travels Italy on a quest to re-connect with his Italian heritage and study how a land of old-world-tradition is embracing the modern sub-culture of surfing. The US Première is in Santa Barbara, CA at The Arlington Theater at 8pm on February 3, 2014. Also starring Dave Rastovich and Lauren Hill.

Alessandro Ponzanelli, arguably one of the best italian longboarders and Matt Calvani owner and shaper of Bing Surfboards. From filmmaker Luca Merli.

Rittratti Di Surf

by The Editors on June 5, 2012 · 1 comment

RITRATTI DI SURF is a series of short videos about surfers, shapers, artists and other characters somehow connected to Onde Nostre and the italian surf culture. From director Luca Merli.

Vintage Bing

by The Editors on March 21, 2012 · 1 comment

From filmmaker Luca Merli: “We were in San Diego recently to shoot the shaping of Alessandro Ponzanelli’s new board. It was shaped by Matt Calvani for an upcoming webisode for Onde Nostre. While visiting Santa Barbara, we met up with Oliver Parker. He lent Ale’ his old Bing from the 60’s to try. It was amazing.”

What meaning does surfing hold for you and how has it changed your life? “I’m a reserved person and I’m at ease when I’m out with my board—my mind free of thoughts. I gave up studying, and I know this could be penalizing in the future, [click to continue]