The Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival will be held at the Labia Theatre in Cape Town on 7-10 December 2017. This year, the festival will screen a record of 32 films, several of which are premieres.
The screenings will include the African premiere of Bunker77
; the story of Clark Gable's son Bunker Spreckels, who was the heir to a massive fortune and became one of surfing's most infamous characters.
There is also Proximity
, a series of conversations between the world's top surfers. The latest features Kelly, John John, Rasta, Stephanie Gilmore, Albee Layer and Craig Andersen.
Nathan Oldfield's film Church of the Open Sky
is beautiful. I am African
is a film about a Moroccan who dreams of surfing Skeleton Bay in Namibia and travels the length of Africa to do it.
List of all the films:Proximity
Biarritz Surf Gang
Week up West
I am African
Short films showing are:A Million Waves
Shape qui Rit
The Edge of North
Welcome to Raglan
The Scramble Gamble
Left in Lagos
Zion's GateGo to http://www.wavescapefestival.com/2017-films/ to see the programme, synopses and trailers!
Go here to book tickets.