The Lost Wave: An African Surf Story

Overview

Two narratives intersect in the surfing documentary The Lost Wave: An African Surf Story. At its center lies the on-camera journey of famed surf explorer and pioneer Sam George, who joins two traveling companions (Joe Curren and Holly Beck) on a dazzling exploratory expedition to the tiny island of São Tomé (one half of the country São Tomé and Principé, in the Gulf of Guinea, just off of the African coast) to investigate the unusual permeation, into that indigenous culture, of surfing with flat, finless boards. ...
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Overview

Two narratives intersect in the surfing documentary The Lost Wave: An African Surf Story. At its center lies the on-camera journey of famed surf explorer and pioneer Sam George, who joins two traveling companions (Joe Curren and Holly Beck) on a dazzling exploratory expedition to the tiny island of São Tomé (one half of the country São Tomé and Principé, in the Gulf of Guinea, just off of the African coast) to investigate the unusual permeation, into that indigenous culture, of surfing with flat, finless boards. Upon arrival, George hopes to bank off of the local enthusiasm for the sport and use it to rekindle his own passion for cresting waves. On a deeper level still, however, the tale lingers of the island's troubled history - a history that involves colonialism and longstanding slavery. E! reporter and surf fanatic Sal Masakela narrates.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/30/2007
  • UPC: 730475871378
  • Rating:

  • Source: Team Marketing
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:25:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sal Masekela Voice Only
Sam George Voice Only
Holly Beck Participant
Joe Curren Participant
Technical Credits
Sam Boyer Director, Editor, Screenwriter
Sam George Director, Screenwriter
Paul Taublieb Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Mark Deangelis Executive Producer
Rob Faris Executive Producer
Kip Kuepper Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Lost Wave: An African Surf Story
1. Intro [2:29]
2. Discovery [2:46]
3. On Surfari [1:54]
4. Island Of Ghosts [3:03]
5. Voice of America [3:27]
6. Haunted Plantation [3:11]
7. Surf Village [9:00]
8. Lost In Time [2:05]
9. A Dead End [3:10]
10. Shun's New Wave [5:46]
11. African Surf Roots [5:51]
12. Shun & Sam [10:06]
13. Brothers Of the Sea [2:22]
14. Credits [3:04]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Lost Wave: An African Surf Story
   Play Movie
   Chapters
   Bonus
      The Lost Wave Bonus Footage: Waylaid In Brussels and Searching For Surf In Gabon
      The Lost Wave Movie Trailer
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