AFF: Gaza Surf Club

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.

Arabic with English subtitles

Screens with the short film FIVE BOYS AND A WHEEL:
A school teacher has to gain his young son's confidence and admiration through an act of violence. Set in Aqaba, Jordan, this short film is an Arabic-language adaptation of Raymond Carver's “Bicycles, Muscles, Cigarettes”.

Legend Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed captions or audio description available for individual use for this session, captions DO NOT appear on-screen.

Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior

Rating MA15+
Genre To Be Advised
Running Time 87
Language Arabic language, English