Covelong Point (India)

Sunday, 7th December, 2014 | 1:05pm | The Screening Room

Filmmaker: Arturo Calvete
Country: India
Language: English, Tamil (English Subtitles)
Duration: 60 min
Genre: Feature Documentary
Year of Release: Unreleased

This is the story of Covelong Point, the first surfing village in India, and the story of one man, Murthy, a fisherman. With nothing more than a few old boards, a deep passion for surfing and teaching others to surf, Murthy strives to nurture the awakening of a new surfing culture against the backdrop of an ancient, simple culture. Lush cinematography and a rich world fusion soundtrack transports the viewer to the seaside fishing village of Covelong Point. Following Murthy’s journey over 6 years, EarthSync - producer of the award winning film ‘Laya Project - has documented and been an integral part of the sea change Murthy and his passion for surfing has brought to the village.

Film Director Arturo Calvete, is a film editor for over 15 years – foraging through thousands of hours of footage with the sole purpose of telling a story. Amongst the various formats he has worked with – feature length films, documentaries, commercials, trailers, etc., Arturo is particularly passionate about long-form projects.


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