This documentary film by Leire Garmendia is freely available to watch online. The project focuses on women in the surfing world in the northern spanish region of Basque Country.
After an introductory and releasing tour of the film accross several cities of Spain, and after winning several awards on its way, Glassy – A basque women surf film by Leire Garmendia is finally available for free to watch online.
This is the final university project of the young director and has been released on the famous sports newspaper AS ACCIÓN, and narrates how women in the surfing world struggle to make themselves considered equal as their male counterparts in competitions.
The documentary counts with interviews to surf pioneering figures like Mar Eizaguirre, Marijose Urteaga and Myriam Imaz; known basque surfers like Garazi Sánchez and young talents such as Nadie Erostarbe join in a shared talk about the difficulties they have encounteresd as women in the elite sports world. And more specifically in the surfing world. Glassy becomes a true voice in the shape of a movie, with transparent and clear claims for the audience to understand.
This non profit aimed documentary shares the testimony of strong women who fight for their goals and get to inspire generations of other women and encourage them to fight for what they believe in. All this is told in a natural and realistic tone.
Glassy becomes a mandatory film in your play list not only for its filmmaking quality but also for its message. Its a great project that invites us to think about the way the surfing world is evolving for women and how we have to surf and fight against prejudice.
Travel with us: Surf Camp in Morocco
We want to keep growing our community in and out of our Surf Camp in Spain. This is why we want to celebrate surfing by organizing trips for everybody. The next december we are travelling to Morocco in a Surf Camp organized by Latas Surf in which we will enjoy surf in Taghazout, Tamraght or Agadir: international surfing spots that should be on the list of every passionate surfer. Don’t miss this opportunity and book now.