Save The Waves Film Festival Launches Online To Celebrate Earth Day

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Inspiration While Indoors: Watch Surf & Environmental Films for Free

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and bring the outdoors to indoor audiences, the world’s only international surf and environmental film festival is opening their archival vault and releasing episodes for free online. 

Save The Waves Film Festival (STWFF)  is a both a tool to raise awareness for oceans and coastlines and to entertain and inspire audiences stuck in their homes due to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

What is STWFF? The collection of short films from a diverse group of filmmakers features surf adventure, ocean conservation, activism, plastic pollution, climate change and so much more. Their online release is showcasing both new and old films from the festival’s decade long existence in ‘Greatest Hits’ playlists that is sure to excite the surf and ocean-loving communities.

How can you watch? Launching on April 22nd – the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day – Save The Waves Film Festival will launch their first episode of short films online at savethewaves.org/filmfest. For the next five weeks, fans and followers will find fresh content uploaded and ready to stream each Wednesday at 4PM PST. The entire festival is free to watch.

Who is Save The Waves? Save The Waves Coalition is a California-based nonprofit with a mission to protect surf ecosystems across the globe. Their conservation efforts have led to the protection and preservation of surf breaks and coastlines from California to Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Chile and beyond. 

Tune in, be inspired and celebrate our oceans together while we’re apart.

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Consider a contribution to keep Save The Waves’ important work going around the world if you enjoyed the films! savethewaves.org/donate

Media Contact:

Lauren Parrino

Save The Waves Communications Manager

lauren@savethewaves.org