“Big Friday” is an initiative launched by the San Sebastian Film Festival in collaboration with Red Bull Media House, supported by Wanda Vision, and Quiksilver with the aim of progressing the genre of action sports, adventure and outdoor films to the next level. Providing a platform for filmmakers and the protagonists of this growing scene, the “Big Friday” initiative opens up this unique genre to a wider audience. At the same time giving surfers and snowboards the unique chance to see these films on one of Europe’s biggest screen.
Both films will be screened on Friday, September 28 at the Antonio Elorza Velodrome, starting 19:30.
STORM SURFERS 3D
(STORM SURFERS 3D)
Christopher Nelius, Justin McMillan (AUSTRALIA-AUSTRIA)
An Australian production helmed by Justin McMillan and Christopher Nelius, narrates the ambitious project tackled by Ross Clarke-Jones and Tom Carroll: to surf the biggest waves in Australia. A heart-stopping documentary following these great surfers to unbelievable spots with only one thought in mind: to ride the heaviest waves ever surfed in Australia and film in 3D. Learn more about the film at stormsurfers.com.au
The Art of Flight 3D
(The Art of Flight 3D)
Curt Morgan (USA)
A film by Curt Morgan produced by Brain Farm and Red Bull Media House, is the most ambitious snowboarding documentary ever made. Having exceeded all expectations in its 2011 release, San Sebastian Film Festival is proud to premiere this visual master piece in 3D. Travis Rice and friends redefine what is possible in the mountains. A cinematic experience brought to us by Brain Farm and their ever-expanding arsenal of filmmaking technology capture the dramatic beauty of the culture, wildlife, and scenic landscapes the riders take in along the way. More information at artofflightmovie.com