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.
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]
We offer an alternative to the
thruster and contest mentality that dominates our activity. We choose
to celebrate surfing for what it is:
a joyful union between the surfer
and the ocean. Our mission is to
give voice to those people — surfers, shapers, writers, artists, filmmakers, and photographers — who quietly
keep surf culture alive.