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New York Surf Film Festival Outlines 2012 Official Program

September 13th, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

The New York Surf Film Festival (NYSFF) recently revealed its final list of selections for the 2012 film program. There are 13 feature films and 17 short films by various directors from all over the world.The fifth annual NYSFF kicks off at NiteHawk Cinema, Brooklyn, NY on Wednesday, Sept. 19 and Thursday Sept. 20, 2012 from 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. More »

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Surfing And Sharks

May 3rd, 2012 by Samantha Rupert

All surfers have some kind of relationship or stigma with sharks. They are the mysteriously fascinating predators that swim beneath your feet when you’re waiting for a set, the creatures that can smell the blood from your reef rash from miles away and the animals that have a reputation for being brutal killers, when they are just misunderstood and horrifically portrayed. If you know anything about sharks, you know South Africa is the hot spot. In June, when the swell starts pumping, the sharks roll in, following the sardines on their migration. Only in South African waters can you see a 2-ton great white shark breach the surface in powerful fashion as it bombards its seal dinner. More »

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