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CASTE A WAVE Short Film – Playing at the May 26th Doc Short Film Fest

CAST A WAVE, 22min, USA, Documentary
Directed by Fancy Fechser

The word “surf” originated in India in 1599, yet surfing has only existed there for the past ten years. In this groundbreaking short film we take audiences to the small fishing village of Mahabalipuram on the Indian east coast, where we meet local and visiting surfers, relatives of surfers and locals. We see firsthand how surf culture is impacting the community and how a new wave of connectivity between Indians and their once-feared ocean has given birth to a model for global environmental transformation. Continue reading

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