This Sunday, Solé East in Montauk presents a screening of the surfing and empowerment documentary Beyond the Surface.
The film, directed by Crystal and Dave Homcy, is about female surfers traveling southern India showing the ways surfing, yoga and ecological creativity bring hope and fuel change.
“The saturated hues of India set the scene for this documentary that will touch upon eco-tourism, youth and women’s empowerment, biocentrism and personal growth,” states a synopsis of the film. “They have integrated these causes with the pursuit of India’s perfect waves, highlighting the undeniable power of surfing to bring joy amongst suffering. Documentary-style interviews with the local Indian community, filmed by award winning cinematographer, Dave Homcy, has captured this rare and inspiring endeavor with the goal of sharing these stories with the global surf community and beyond.”
The event will include a barbecue, cocktails and a raffle. Admission is free, while tickets to enjoy the BBQ food will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit Rell Sunn Surf Contest and the East End Foundation.
The screening begins at 6 p.m.
Solé East is located at 90 Second House Road, Montauk. Call 631-668-2105 or visit soleeast.com
For more about the film, visit beyondthesurfacefilm.com.