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Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival to screen 32 films

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.

Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival to screen 32 films

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:

The Jump
Biarritz Surf Gang
Paradigm Lost
Sea Wolf
Blue Road
Week up West
I am African
Scarlet's Tale

Wavescape Surf & Ocean Festival to screen 32 films

Short films showing are:

A Million Waves
Shape qui Rit
The Edge of North
Sea Lone
Secret Waves
Welcome to Raglan
Night Rose
The Scramble Gamble
Left in Lagos
Zion's Gate

Go to to see the programme, synopses and trailers!
Go here to book tickets.

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