San Diego Surf Film Festival
With the return of the 7th Annual San Diego Surf Film Festival one can only ask themselves what new could possibly be done by a hometown festival which brings together some of the most renown names in surf filmmaking let alone the surf world year after year. The San Diego Surfing Film Festival 2018 runs May 9-12 at over a dozen locations around San Diego with it's hub being the Misfit Gallery in La Jolla. 15 of the best international surf films are presented over the 4 day festival with highlights including Nathan Oldfield's "Church of the Open Sky", Taylor Steele's "Proximity" and Nathan Curren and Pierre Denoyel's "Biarritz Surf Gang" among many others.
The SDSFF kicks off Wednesday, May 9 6pm at featured artist Wade Koniakowsky's Art Gallery in Solana Beach in what has been described as having a Live Art Beach Party vibe with some of California's foremost surf artists. Thursday, May 10 is the San Diego Surfing Hall of Fame Induction Ballot Dinner Ceremony emceed by Hank Warner at the La Jolla Community Center. Over a dozen local eateries have come together to create a special tasting menu to be paired with beer, wine and kombucha in what looks like an incredibly memorable evening amongst the legends of San Diego Surfing. Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12 include the majority of the SDSFF Films with Special Events running throughout the day and evenings.