Gaza Surf Club

Riverside Archives

This event has occurred in the past

Arab Film Festival

Gaza Surf Club


Venue

Lennox Theatre

Dates

20 August 2017

Event Type

Cinema Screening

GAZA SURF CLUB
Date & Time: Sunday 20 August at 5pm

Palestine | 87 min | Dir: Philip Gnadt & Mickey Yamine

This heartfelt documentary takes us into the world of the Gaza Strip’s surfing enthusiasts and reveals a formidable resilience pulsing within a beleaguered population – locked in between Egypt and Israel. The youth are constantly weary of the daily ‘state of emergency’, yet they seek and find meaning and perspective to their lives through surfing on the beaches of Gaza.

 

Director: Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine
Producer: Mickey Yamine, Stephanie Yamine, Benny Theisen, Andreas Schaap
Scriptwriter: Philip Gnadt, Mickey Yamine
DOP: Niclas Reed Middleton
Editor: Marlene Assmann, Helmar Jungmann
Composer: Sary Hany
Cast: Sabah Abu Ghanem, Mohammed Abu Jayab, Ibrahim Arafat

SCREENING WITH SHORT FILM…..

WINTRY SPRING
Egypt | 16 min |Dir: Mohamed Kamel

Nour is a schoolgirl who lives alone with her loving father. She is going through a very critical period in her life, which she is unable to reveal to her father.

 

All films are subtitled in English and have been exempt from classification and restricted to persons aged 15+ unless accompanied by an adult.

 

Ticket Options

Full Price $22
Concession $18
Marathon Package $88 / 72
Transaction fees apply
Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $3.30

Duration

Feature 87 min Short 16 min


Explore more Riverside shows

Wilde Creatures

Come on a fantastic journey through palaces, forests and beyond in this exciting new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s fairy tales.

Lah-Lah 10th Birthday Party

Come and party with stars of ABC KIDS Lah-Lah’s Big Live Band as they celebrate their 10th Birthday at Riverside's Spot On Children's Festival.

Houseboat

The charming Cary Grant and magnetic Sophia Loren star in this Oscar-nominated cheeky, urbane comedy.