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A dive into the indomitable spirit of three female surfers.


Centered around Rockaway Beach, New York City, this short documentary offers a poignant exploration of female surfers and their profound passion for the sport. Through intercut interviews featuring Katrina Del Mar, Jee Mee Kim, and Mary Leonard, the film beautifully captures the essence of their experiences, delving into the joys and challenges that have shaped their journey.

What stands out most is the portrayal of these women as strong, smart, and inspiring individuals. Each interviewee brings a unique perspective, lifting the lid on preconceived notions of the female surfing community and highlighting the empowering nature of their shared passion. The narratives are skillfully woven together, creating a compelling story that resonates with authenticity and depth.

The interviews provide insight into the transformative impact of surfing on these women’s lives. Without unnecessary embellishments, the documentary successfully crafts a compelling story that resonates with authenticity, showcasing strength and inspiration. The film stands as a testament to the empowering nature of surfing and the indomitable spirit of these remarkable women.

Away Short Documentary Film about Female Surfers


Runtime: 14 min

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