Girls Can’t Surf

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It’s the 1980s and the world of professional surfing is a circus of fluro colours, peroxide hair and radical male egos. Girls Can’t Surf follows the journey of a band of renegade surfers who took on the male-dominated professional surfing world to achieve equality and change the sport forever. Featuring surfing greats Jodie Cooper, Frieda Zamba, Pauline Menczer, Lisa Andersen, Pam Burridge, Wendy Botha, Layne Beachley and more, Girls Can’t Surf is a wild ride of clashing personalities, sexism, adventure and heartbreak, with each woman fighting against the odds to make their dreams of competing a reality.

Genre: Documentary

Production Details

Director: Christopher Nelius
Writers: Julie-Anne De Ruvo, Christopher Nelius
Music: Haydn Walker
Christopher Nelius, Michaela Perske
Cinematographer: Anna Howard
Julie-Anne De Ruvo

Technical Details

Length: 1hr 48mins
Certificate: TBC
Format: TBC
Language: English


Date: 19th August 2022

DistributorJade Films