There is a film of Andrew Cotton’s journey to Nazaré, in which the level of danger involved in big wave surfing hits home as a surfer is pulled from the water and given CPR on the beach. As the lifeguards battle to save the man, the ocean’s apocalyptic roar booms admonition to those gathered on the shoreline. We caught up with Devonian surfer Andrew Cotton to find out what drives big wave surfers to face down such monsters of nature.
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On the night of the 30th of April 1966, Anton Szandor LaVey, former carnie, burlesque show organist, police photographer and ‘psychic’ investigator, shaved his head in the tradition of executioners, black magicians and the Yezidi devil worshippers of Iraq, and initiated the ritual which would mark 1966 as the year One, Anno Satanas—the first year…Read on
Vincent Moon is an independent French filmmaker and sound explorer. After cutting his teeth shooting short films and music videos for the likes of The National, R.E.M, Arcade Fire and Sigur Rós, Vincent packed his camera in a rucksack and hit road in 2008, travelling across five continents in a quest for sounds from stadium…Read on
The British Board of Film Censors was set up in 1912 by the film industry as an independent body to bring a degree of uniformity to the classification of film nationally. Since the introduction of the Video Recordings Act of 1984 due to the boom in home video, the BBFC has also taken responsibility for…Read on