North Shore Surf Film Fest Lineup


North Shore Surf Film Festival Announces Slate Of Films and Amazing Music for Festival December 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

Nov 23, 2011 – Haleiwa, Hawaii This year’s North Shore Surf Film Festival will feature the year’s top surf films which will include Hawaii premiers and short films, local musicians, and exciting opportunity drawings of surfboards and great gifts. The festival taking place on December 2nd, 3rd and 4th, seeks to entertain a variety of individuals, locals and visitors alike, with powerful films that embrace the community of surfing. Films that have stories to share reflecting the amazing world and lifestyle of surfing and surfers from across the globe with waves and filmmaking that is sure to take your breath away. Included in the festival this year is nightly music featuring well known and respected musicians from our island and across the globe, all sharing a passion for “Surf and Music”. This year’s music lineup is sure to set a standard at “SURFER The Bar”, as one of the best venue’s on the island to be entertained.

The Turtle Bay Resort will be an idea back drop for highlighting these surf films and music while guests enjoy the beautiful location on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. The new venue “Surfer The Bar” will host the Festival for this year.

Films being featured this year are: Blue Sway by Jack McCoy, Year Zero by Globe, Sion Milosky Tribute by Volcom, Minds In The Water by Jason Krumb, Get N Classic by Graham Nash, 36 Hours In The City by Billabong, Imaginarium by Reef, Body Glove, Billabong and Rusty, Blow Up by Victor Pakpour, Surprise Excitement Party by Chris Cote & TransWorld Surf, Beer Can Surfboard by Rich Morrison, The Board Meeting by Maggie Franks, Hello, I’m Andy Irons as part of the upcoming Sunny Garcia documentary by Michael Oblowitz, Bonzer The Mothership 11.0 by Duncan and Malcolm Campbell, Behind The Lens Dan Merkel by Doug Walker, Lost & Found by Doug Walker Sanded by Tim Ryan, Float by Rip Curl, Walls Of Perception by Oxbow, Eddie by Claire Gorman, Chasing the Swell by Sachi Cunningham and Leave A Message by Jason Kentworthy and Aaron Leiber.

Our theme for Friday is “Live Like Sion”, a tribute to our own North Shore residents, Kauai born and raised, outstanding surfer, son, husband, father and friend. Sion tragically drowned at Maverick’s this year while doing what he loved, his spirit and place in “Surfing’s” Hall of Fame will forever “Live Like Sion”. Friends and family will be on hand to honor his memory.

Saturday’s theme is “Surf Cinema” and we are proud to premier the Campbell Brother’s short version of “Bonzer The Mothership 11.0″. Duncan Campbell is a long time North Shore resident, owner of Café Haleiwa and constant contributor to our community and the world of surfing will be on hand to present his film. Many of the featured surfers in “Lost and Found”, as well as the director Doug Walker will also be here for the Hawaii Premier.

Sunday’s theme is “Chicks Who Rip”, in honor of the many contributions women have made to and continue to make to the world of surfing. All the films featured are either made by women of featuring women. Former pro surfer and North Shore resident Rochelle Ballard will be on hand to assist in hosting this special and final evening of the festival. Plus many of the pro ladies are set to be on hand to bring on for the women!

Beside the wide array of films the music will be a dynamic addition this year to the NSSFF. Starting on opening night none other than Donavon Frankenreiter In Concert With hits such as If It Don’t Matter, Free, Flow and Move By Yourself. Donavon comes to the celebrative North Shore to Turtle Bay as part of the Festival. His improvisational twin obsessions of surfing and music have carried him around the globe and into his fans’ hearts all over the world. On Saturday night all the way from Australia is Band Of Frequencies In Concert. This top Australian band comes to the North Shore with percussionist Pro Surfer Dave Rastovich. They wow the crowds down under with their style and rhythm and now Hawaii will enjoy a rockn Saturday at Turtle Bay! Our closing night features Hawaii’s own “John Cruz” and with our luck one or two of his many talented friends will drop in to join him in a song or two.

The NSSFF will have on Saturday afternoon for the first time a Children’s Festival sponsored by Midnight Productions Hawaii and SURFER The Bar will host this event. Keiki’s Day on Saturday Dec. 4th will feature the Hawaii 5 O sensation Aidan Powell whose Utube of “Hey Soul Sister by Train” has over 2 million hits. A special program of films for the children will entertain with gifts prizes and fun. This part of the Festival is FREE but space is limited and reservations must be made on line.

There will be two screenings each night with a VIP reception from 6-7pm, first feature at 7 pm, second screening begins at 8:30 pm. Tickets are $15 for each screening program. The music events doors open at 10:30 pm with ticket prices at $25. Space is limited, advance ticket purchases are advised. Tickets information is located on the website and you may also reserve tickets by calling 808 637 3139website www.northshoresurffilmfestival.com

Sponsors for the Festival are: Da Hui, PAU MAUI VODKA, Lulu’s Chocolate, Du Vin, Bar 35, Black Fly’s, Cafe Haleiwa, Haleiwa Joe’s, Grass Shack Grill, Haleiwa Eat’s, Silver Moon, Growing Keiki, Indah, Billabong, Volcom, Vans, Sticky Bumps, Smartwater, Vitawater, Clif Bars, Ocean Promotion, Vans Triple Crown, Rip Curl, Globe, Nike 6.0, Oxbow, TransWorld SURF, Surfer Magazine, Reef, Body Glove, Rusty, Midnight Productions Hawaii, Cinema Paradisio, Surfer the bar Hawaiian Island Creations and the Turtle Bay Resort. For all additional inquires please contact visit our website www.northshoresurffilmfestival.com, and find us on Facebook at Ns Sff.

North Shore Surf Film Festival Schedule
Friday Dec 2, 2011 “Live Like Sion”
6 pm Doors Open
7 pm Program Starts
Blue Sway by Jack McCoy
Year Zero by Globe
Sion Milosky Tribute by Volcom
8:30 pm Doors Open
8:45 pm Program Starts
Beer Can Surfboard by Rich Morrison
Plastic Tide by Skye Kelly
Minds In The Water by Jason Krumb
10:30 pm Doors Open
Donavon Frankenreiter In Concert
With hits such as If It Don’t Matter, Free, Flow and Move By Yourself Donavon comes to the celebrative North Shore to Turtle Bay on the Opening Night of the North Shores Surf Film Festival. When Donavon Frankenreiter was 10 years old, he got his first surfboard. Six years later, he picked up his first guitar. It was the beginning of a wildly creative journey: His improvisational twin obsessions have carried him around the globe and into his fans’ hearts.

Saturday Dec. 3rd Keiki’s Film Festival
1:30 pm Doors Open
2 pm Aidan Powell plays ukulele
10 year old Oahu sensation brings his soulful style to the Children’s Surf Film Festival. Well known with his rendition of Train’s, Hey Soul Sister his Utube spot has had over 2 million hits to date!
2:20 Program Starts
North Shore Lifeguard NSLA Presentation
36 Hours In The City by Billabong
Get N Classic by Graham Nash
Leave A Message by Jason Kentworthy and Aaron Lieber

Saturday Dec. 3rd Surf Cinema Saturday Surfing’s Lost & Found
6 pm Doors Open
7 pm Program Starts
Imaginarium by Reef, Body Glove, Billabong and Rusty
Blow Up by Victor Pakpour – Billabong
Surprise Excitement Party by Chris Cote & TransWorld SURF
8:30 pm Door Open
9 pm Program Starts
Hello, I’m Andy Irons by Michael Oblowitz
Bonzer The Mothership 11.0 by Duncan and Malcolm Campbell
Behind The Lens Dan Merkel by Doug Walker
Lost & Found by Doug Walker
10:30 pm Doors Open
Band Of Frequencies In Concert
Top Australian band comes to the North Shore with percussionist Pro Surfer Dave Rastovich. They wow the crowds down under with their style and rhythm and now Hawaii will enjoy a rockin Saturday at Turtle Bay!

Sunday Dec. 4th “Chicks Who Rip”
6 pm Doors Open
7 pm Program Starts
Sanded by Tim Ryan
Float by Andrew Buckley – Rip Curl
Walls Of Perception by Oxbow
8:30 pm Door Open
9 pm Program Starts
The Board Meeting by Maggie Franks
Eddie by Claire Gorman
Chasing the Swell by Sachi Cunningham
Leave A Message by Jason Kentworthy and Aaron Leiber
10:30 pm Doors Open
John Cruz In Concert
Hawaii’s own music man John Cruz brings, the rhythm of Aloha to the closing night of the North Shore surf Film Festival. Special friends will be on hand to share the stage and music!