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In the 1980s, a pilot left behind a surfboard in a remote seaside village in Papua New Guinea, a land known for cargo cults and cannibalism. Twenty years later, the sport of surfing is splintering Vanimo Village. For select surfing talent, it's a way out to compete in the "whiteman's" world. Personal and clan rivalries emerge as hopefuls claw for this prestigious position. The countercultural sport is also a unique catalyst for social change as women gain newfound status in a violent, patriarchal community.
A fantastic documentary with a compelling back-story. Tragic as well as inspirational.Published 5 months ago by Kathy R
Excellent view on the power of surfing and a connection with the ocean.Published 12 months ago by Gary Richeal
I really enjoyed the story line and it kept my interest to the very end.. I would love to see a sequel to know what all they're doing now..Published 16 months ago by mimistyles
A special film surrounding a surf competition in Papua New Guinea and an up-close look at the characters who are all striving to win a life-changing opportunity to go to Australia. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Barry