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Are you a surfer, a filmmaker, a storyteller, an ocean-lover? We'd love to hear from you.

Santa Cruz, CA
United States




tickets on sale now!


September 29 + 30, 2017

All screenings at the Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz

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The Santa Cruz Surf Film Festival is a tribute to the arts of waveriding and  filmmaking. We strive to spread the stoke that we get from surfing, bringing together surfers, filmmakers and ocean enthusiasts to share stories, ideas and history in one of the most beautiful surf towns in the world. 


opening night party


thursDAY, SEPT. 28TH, 70-10PM

at Patagonia Santa Cruz, 415 River St.

7:00-8:00pm: Pizza from Pleasure Pizza and beer from Uncommon Brewers (bring your own reusable cup or rent one for $1 courtesy of ReCRUZ)

8:00 pm: Surf film screenings:

The Malloy Brothers

The Malloy Brothers

I'm African   

I'm African 


Sliding Into the Light

Sliding Into the Light

Tickets and passes for this year's festival will be available for purchase.


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