This dazzling and heartfelt documentary takes us into the world of the Gaza Strip’s surfing enthusiasts, and reveals a formidable resilience pulsing within a beleaguered population. Away from the rubble left by a decade of airstrikes, the outlet of surfing provides young Palestinians with a new concept of freedom, as they navigate the territory’s 26-mile coastline. In a state where surfing equipment is contraband, one young man dreams of crafting his own boards, while a teen girl resists strict cultural principles to follow her sporting passion. Presented in partnership with the Leeds Palestinian Film Festival.

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