The Endless Summer

Oct 22 2017
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Psychedelic Surf Films 1966–1980
dir. Bruce Brown
For many, The Endless Summer is the best-known and most important surf movie of all time.

Bruce Brown’s iconic documentary takes young West Coast surfers Mike Hynson and Robert August on an epic around-the-world jaunt to the coasts of Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti, and Hawaii as they seek the perfect wave. (1966, 35mm, 95 min)

Special thanks: Steph Carter and Sean Bridgeman of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia, Albert Fazon, George Greenough, Scott Welsh, David Elfick, and Harold “Wardie” Ward.

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is grateful to the City of San Francisco for its ongoing support.

YBCA Programs in 17–18 are made possible in part by: The James Irvine Foundation.

Additional Funding for YBCA Programs 17–18: National Endowment for the Arts, Abundance Foundation, Grosvenor, and Members of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

The Endless Summer screening is sponsored by Bathing Culture.

Lead Image: Courtesy Bruce Brown Films, LLC.