Surf films on Netflix
Often, when we get away from surfing we might think about what can we do to avoid feeling desperate for getting into the water. Far from being a replacement, we can gain insight in the world of surfing by watching films so we have done a list with a few documentaries and movies that you can watch in Netflix.
Resurface, a surf documentary produced by Netflix
Resurface is a brief and emotional documentary that won the jury’s prize at Tribeca Film Festival. It tells the story of Bobby Lane, an Iraq war veteran who could see no way out of his trauma other than suicide. After meeting Van Curazza, a former big wave surfer, he started to heal his wounds along with other veterans. Surfing becomes a key part in his recovery, demonstrating the healing power of the ocean on the mind and body.
Soul Surfer, based on a real story
Soul surfer is a biopic about the teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton. It narrates the story of how Betahy fights against her fears after losing her arm on a sharck attack. Her goal: competing again and enjoy surfing as much as before.
Under an artic sky
This short film explores the quest of six surfers that set sail along the frozen waters of Iceland in the search of massive waves. They encounter several difficulties as the worst storm in twenty-five years is about to arrive.
Have you ever wanted to leave everything and move to a far away place? In this film, Teenage model Cora scapes her mother and the city of New York after a viral and compromising video of her is leaked. She departs to Australia to spend time with her aunt and the two of them start to learn and overcome their problems together.
Solo, a spanish production filmed in the Canary Islands
Directed by Hugo Stuven and featured by Alain Hernández and Aura Garrido. It tells the story of a surfer who, after falling by a cliff on a desert beach, fights for his live in order to survive against the merciless nature.
We know that even tough we can enjoy surfing any time of the year, sometimes we need to have a slice of it in other possible ways.