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Splinters / director, producer: Adam Pesce ; producer: Perrin Chiles ; an In Effect Films production ; in association with Divisadero Pictures & Little House Productions.

Pesce, Adam. (Director, Producer). Chiles, Perrin. (Producer). Perrin Chiles, Adam Pesce. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 95 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Snag Films : 2012.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Adam Pesce.
Participant or Performer Note:
Perrin Chiles, Adam Pesce.
Summary, etc.:
SPLINTERS is the first feature length documentary film about the evolution of indigenous surfing in the developing nation of Papua New Guinea. In the 1980s an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo. Twenty years on, surfing is not only a pillar of village life but a means to prestige. With no access to economic or educational advancement, let alone running water and power, village life is hermetic. A spot on the Papua New Guinea national surfing team is the way to see the wider world-the only way.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Surfing > Papua New Guinea.
Surfing > Social aspects > Papua New Guinea.

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