TUESDAY, 11. August
Location: été clothing, Bergmannstraße 18
9pm: International Shortfilm Awards & Concert (tba)
Famous surf film directors as well as local heros battle for the audiences shortfilm award. Join us for beer, barbecue and live music to kick off the NNO festival 2015.
WEDNESDAY 12. August
Location: Langbrett Shop, Kastanienallee 44
9pm: Uncharted Waters (AUS, 2013. R: Craig Griffin. 90 min.)
The life story of legendary australian surfer Wayne Lynch and his fight against the system.
THURSDAY, 13. August
Location: Freiluftkino-Mitte, Rosenthalerstraße 39
9pm: Bjørnøya (NOR, 2014. R: Inge Wegge. 90 min.)
Three brothers explore an isolated island north of the arctic circle in search for empty waves and amazing nature - from the director of the groundbreaking film "North of the Sun".
10.30pm: Cluster (AUS, 2015. R: Kai Neville. 60 min.)
Surfings state of the art! The hottest surfers shred fest, masterfully edited by Mr. Kai Neville ("Lost Atlas") to an eclectic soundtrack.
FRIDAY, 14. August
9pm: Peninsula (IT, 2014. R: Luca Merli. 70 min.)
The real documentary about surfing in Italy, its history and its present state. Entirely shot in 35mm, 16mm and super-8 film, contains exclusive archival footage and the best mediterranean waves you've ever seen!
10.30pm: Headache (D, 2015. R: Felix Gänsicke. 50 min.)
Headache is the first German surf film that was exclusively filmed in the wintery northern European hemisphere. Amazing surfing in Iceland, Scotland, Denmark and Germany by our local crew.
Baltic Battle Shortfilm Awards
The best surf shortfilms from scandinavia, germany and poland battle for the audience award.
SATURDAY, 15. August
Location: Strænd Festival, Arena Berlin.
8.15 pm: El Mar Mi Alma (AUS, 2012. Stephen Jones. 60 min.)
Shot entirely on 16mm, 'El Mar, Mi Alma' is a visual love song to the wave blessed land of Chile. It portrays the beauty of surfing but also the environmental problems that threaten this beautiful region.
9.45pm: Spirit of Akasha (AUS, 2014. R: Andrew Kidman. 120 min.)
'Spirit of Akasha' celebrates the 40 year legacy of 'Morning of the Earth', the most influential surf film ever made.
Filmed on a myriad of islands and continents by some of the greatest cameramen (Jon Frank, Patrick Trefz, Mickey Smith, Andrew Kidman) with amazing single fin surfing by Kelly Slater, Stephanie Gilmore, Tom Curren and edited to an original score by Ben Howard, Group Love, Brian Wilson, Wilco, Black Crowes, Xavier Rudd, Angus Stone.
Breathtaking and powerful!
*The screenings on tuesday and wednesday are free of charge.
*Tickets for the screenings on thursday and friday can be bought at été shop and langbrett shop or ordered via phone at Kino Central: Tel. 030 28599973.
*The screenings on saturday take place at Strænd Festival. Info and tickets via: www.straendfestival.de
Nouvague Events' annual Nord / Nordost Film Festival presented by Reef showcases surf culture in various locations in the heart of Berlin.
supported by: Nixon | LANGBRETT | Rhythm Europe | Ete Clothing | Blue Magazine | Nordic Surfers Magazine | HUCK Magazine