54 Mexican kids, 37 surf boards, 2 Australian parents -- 1 inspiring surf story!
Somewhere near Tapachula is a truly inspiring story of love, life and hope. Set in Tapachula, Mexico, this documentary follows the stories of 54 children form lives of poverty, trauma and abuse, and their journey to mission Mexico, a children's refuge founded by Sunshine Coast couple Pam & Alan Skuse.
It also focuses on the unique surf community that they have pioneered in Tapachula, a coastal city with no other wave riders. The surfing experience has had a phenomenal impact on the children, creating an escape form their unimaginable pasts. The power of the ocean and solace of surfing is truly inspiring -- "This might be the most important surf movie of our times" -- quotes renowned surf author Tim Baker.
Somewhere near Tapachula will challenge you with the important things in life, and open your eyes to the power of riding waves, whether you are a surfer or not.
This film is 100% not for profit and all proceeds will be donated to Mision Mexico Children's Refuge.
There will be two screenings during the Festival of Surfing and all proceeds will go to Mission Mexico.
Screenings are as follows:
Wednesday March 17th 8.30pm: Surf City Site, Noosa Lions Park
Thursday March 18th 5.30pm: Bicentennial Hall, Sunshine Beach ( Mexican food also for sale )
Entry: Paper money donation to both
Film makers Stefan Hunt & Jonno Durrant, will be attending both screenings
Surf City Site, Noosa Lions Park, Noosa Heads
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