Summer is not over yet and the Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF) is not ready to say goodbye to our sunny days in the sand! The Summer Surf Series will end on August 29 with the highly anticipated screening of A Life of Endless Summers: The Bruce Brown Story. The film screening was postponed from the 2020 film festival due to COVID restrictions at the time. The feature-length documentary is an intimate look at the legacy of Bruce Brown, lovingly captured by his son, renowned filmmaker, director and producer, Dana Brown. Part retrospective and road trip part, the film brings together family and friends and skillfully captures the spirit of a pioneer in cinema who has clearly passed on his legacy and life lessons to the next generation. The screening will be followed by a Q + A with Dana Brown and her daughters, Jade and Ellie.
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Bruce Brown is considered by many to be the father of action sports films, a genre for which he rose to fame with his iconic 1966 film. Endless summer. Moving away from surfing, he ventured into the world of motocross and won an Oscar nomination in 1972 for best feature documentary for his film. Any Sunday with Steve McQueen. Through his documentaries, he changed perceptions of surf and motocross cultures and presented sports films to audiences around the world.
The screening will be integrated into a wider calendar of events as part of the ROXY experience on the beach, organized at the Hotel del Coronado, from August 23 to September 6. ROXY brand sportswear will host athlete meetups, a Roxy pool party, yoga, giveaways, surf lessons, cooking experiences, games and more over the next two weeks! The ROXY team may have a few surprise guests who will join Dana Brown on the red carpet on August 29 for a pre-screening meetup!
Plan to arrive early and enjoy the sunset and complimentary Endless Summer Seltzer tastings. Food and drink will be available for purchase (not included in the ticket price) and plenty of photo opportunities to capture the epitome of endless summer night in California!
Ticket prices range from general admission at $ 55 to a VIP Roast experience for four that includes s’mores, a daybed, and two additional chairs, all set up around your private bonfire for $ 425. . All guests will enjoy a gift bag with a limited edition commemorative poster designed by Troy Lee and other goodies. Pro tip: Bring a warm blanket or jacket – when the sun goes down the beach can get very cold.
For tickets and information: www.coronadofilmfest.com
For information on the ROXY on the beach Experience visit: www.hoteldel.com/events/roxy-on-the-beach/
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