Hosted by the
San Francisco Surfrider Foundation
& Marin Surfrider Foundation
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Join us for the virtual Bay Area premiere of the inspirational new film SHE IS THE OCEAN followed by an all-star ocean-loving panel featuring director Inna Blokhina, surfing legend Andrea Moller and San Francisco Surfrider Foundation activist Olivia Angus, Delia Bense-Kang, Surfrider Foundation, moderated by marine ecologist Dr. Heidi Weiskel, Marin Surfrider Foundation.
SHE IS THE OCEAN features the Stories of Nine Extraordinary Women from Across the Globe Who Define the Courage and Spirituality it Takes to Call the Vast Ocean Their Home that will appeal to surf enthusiasts around the world!
The ocean “heroes” featured in the documentary include teen surfing prodigy Cinta Hansel; Pro Hawaiian surfer and Coco Ho (daughter of Pro surfer Michael Ho); Pro surfer and winner of the WSL “Barrel of the Year 2016”, Keala Kennelly; Big wave surfer and winner of WSL “Women Best Performance 2016” and Big Wave World Champion in 2019, Andrea Moller; German high diver and 7-time European Champion in cliff diving, Anna Bader; Free-diver and ballet dancer, Rose Molina; Shark conservationist and freediver from Hawaii, Ocean Ramsey; Surfing icon and mother of the late legendary surfer Todd Chesser, Jeannie Chesser; and Marine biologist, explorer and the first female chief scientist of the U.S., Sylvia Earle.
SHE IS THE OCEAN is receiving rave reviews and was highly acclaimed by
LA Femme Film Festival – ”Best Documentary Feature Winner”,
Maui Film Festival – “Audience Award –Best World Documentary Feature”,
Rainbow Honolulu International Film Festival – “Best Documentary Feature Winner”,
Honolulu Surf Film Festival – “Director’s Choice Award”.
Cinta Hansel – Balinese Pro surfer working on realizing her dream to become a World Champion.
Coco Ho – Hawaiian Professional surfer & daughter to legendary Pro surfer Michael Ho.
Anna Bader – German high diver & 7-time European Champion in cliff diving (Red Bull Cliff-diving).
Ocean Ramsey – Shark conservationist & free diver from Hawaii, model.
Keala Kennelly – Legendary Professional surfer & winner of the WSL “Barrel of the year 2016“ and Big Wave World Champion in 2019,
Andrea Moller – Famous athlete, 8 times World Champion SUP for long-distance, Big Wave surfer & winner of WSL “Women best performance 2016“
Rose Molina – Free-diver, ballet dancer
Jeannie Chesser – Surfing icon & mother of the late legendary surfer Todd Chester
Sylvia Earle – Marine biologist, explorer & the first female chief scientist of the U.S., “Her Royal Deepness”/The Times.
Shot in stunning 4k cinematography, the film captures these ocean stories in a spectacularly immersive way, bringing to life every ocean encounter in breathtaking fashion – from free-swimming with sharks far below the surface, to the top of the world’s biggest waves. A journey of both natural beauty and human empathy, SHE IS THE OCEAN is the story of powerful women with depths unknown.
101 min feature documentary
Facebook film page: https://www.facebook.com/SHEISTHEOCEAN
For more information, please contact:
Susan Haymer – Susan