The evening included a film short by Farhana Huq / Brown Girl Surf, “Surfing Possibility: The surfer girls of India”, and a sneak peek at the new trailer for “It Ain’t Pretty, A film about women who surf Ocean Beach” by Dayla Soul.
Dr. Easkey Britton is an internationally renowned professional surfer, artist, scientist and explorer from Ireland. She co-founded Waves of Freedom, a voluntary-led non-profit that uses surfing as a medium for empowerment, transforming the most vulnerable and marginalized members of society, especially women and girls, into self advocates and empowered change-makers in their communities and beyond, in 2013 after a life transforming surf trip to Iran. This story is the subject of the documentary film, “Into the Sea’, available on iTunes. https://itun.es/gb/gweo5
Save The Waves hosted with support from Santa Cruz chapter of Surfrider Foundaiton, the Seymour Marine Discovery Center, and Sawyer Land and Sea Supply in welcoming Dr. Britton.