69 Jonson Street
Byron Bay NSW 2481
Main Presentation at 7:30pm
Food, Live Music, Bar and Art Exhibition open from 6:00pm and during intermission
Byron Surf Flix presents the Byron Premiere of A Corner of the Earth – A Spencer Frost Film
and the Australian Premiere of Nu Rhythmo featuring Michael February
A Corner of the Earth is a cinematic exploration of surfing in the brutal northern winter featuring aspiring professional surfer Fraser Dovell who is struggling with the harsh realities of competitive surfing. Along with filmmaker Spencer Frost and photographer Guy Williment, Fraser throws himself out of his comfort zone to embark on an adventure of a lifetime.
The trio journey to a far Corner of the Earth to search for waves in the wildly beautiful and treacherous solitude of the arctic. Battling extremes of weather and close encounters with the majesty of nature, Fraser comes to a new appreciation of what it means to be a surfer.
Nu Rhythmo – On the big screen for the first time in Australia.
Writer and filmmaker Sam Smith, photographer Alan Van Gysen, and cinematographer Wade Carroll land in West Africa to explore the local music scene, plus the rhythms and pacing of a sand-bottom point wave.
The screening will by followed by a Q&A with the director and crew.
You can also pre-order a copy of A Corner of the Earth – The Book (RRP $59.95) to be collected at the event.
Photographed, written and published by Guy Williment, this hardcover coffee table book takes you on an extraordinary visual journey through the ups and downs that Spencer, Fraser and Guy all faced on their quest to find waves up in the Arctic Circle during Winter.
A Corner of the Earth is a 140-page book, filled with amazing imagery and encapsulating stories of their trip. From being caught in snow blizzards, having their car break down in the middle of night under the Northern Lights, crashing their car off the road all while finding incredible waves, this book will be sure to inspire get out of your own comfort zone and book your next surf adventure.
5.30pm – Internet Sales close
6.00pm – Venue doors open | Box Office sales open | Venue Bar open
7.20pm – Theatre doors open
7.30pm – New Rhythmo
7.45pm – A Corner of the Earth + Q&A
9.00pm – Event concludes