WORLD’S ONLY INTERNATIONAL SURF AND ENVIRO FILM FEST!
ALL EPISODES NOW AVAILABLE!
Save The Waves Film Festival is an international film tour and fundraiser for our organization’s environmental programs and campaigns to protect surf ecosystems around the world.
WHO WE ARE:
Save The Waves Coalition is a California-based nonprofit dedicated to protecting surf ecosystems globally.
Due to COVID-19, we’ve decided to take our STWFF archive on a virtual world tour. We want to help entertain and inspire audiences from the safety of their homes.
HOW TO WATCH: IT’S EASY
No subscriptions! No payments! Our film festival programs are FREE. Just enter your email, hit play and enjoy. Films are available for one week from the day they are posted.
YOUR WEEKLY DOSE
Every Wednesday for a month, come back for a brand new, curated shorts playlist featuring some of our favorite surf and environmental films from the festival archive.
PROTECT THE PLACES YOU LOVE.
Every contribution counts.
Discussions & Interviews
Save The Waves Executive Director, Nik Strong-Cvetich interviews those who created content or appear in our film festival!
Below is a discussion with Surfer, Patagonia Ambassador, Waterwoman and Climate Activist Belinda Baggs. Her film ‘The Reef Beneath’ recently screened for STWFF. You can also watch ‘Conversations on Conservation’ with Carolina Butrich and Patricio Mekis on protecting surf breaks, inspired by the feature films “The Fisherman’s Son” and “A La Mar”.
Share your film festival experience on Instagram!
How are you watching STWFF? Film and share an inspiring moment or favorite clip on Instagram! Tag us @savethewavescoalition.
STWFF VIRTUAL SCHEDULE
Week One | April 22nd
“2019 Official Shorts Selection”
Week Two | April 29th
“Greatest Hits Part 1”
Week Three | May 6th
“Greatest Hits Part 2”
Week Four | May 13th
“Wave Savers: Environmental Heroes”
Week Five | May 20th
“Women In Waves”
“Creators & Makers”
Week Five | May 27th
“Surf Conservation: To Protect & Preserve”
LEARN MORE ABOUT SAVE THE WAVES
Our mission is simple: protect surf ecosystems across the globe.
We build coalitions to protect, steward, and defend surf ecosystems through a unique combination of protected area creation, stewardship and grassroots mobilization.
Salvemos Punta Conejo!
Punta Conejo, a renowned surf break along the coastline of Southern Oaxaca, could be destroyed by the construction of a new industrial port project.
The Endangered Waves App
Empowering surfers and beach lovers to become real-time coastal stewards, and turning everyday global citizens into citizen scientists.
World Surfing Reserves
Our flagship program, World Surfing Reserves, protects and preserves outstanding surf breaks and surrounding coastlines.