The Shore Break
North American premiere at Hot Docs
Director: Ryley Grunenwald
Producers: Ryley Grunenwald and Odette Geldenhuys
The award-winning documentaryThe Shore Break
examines the highly charged conflict within a close-knit rural community in the Amadiba area of South Africa's stunning Wild Coast, one of the country's most underdeveloped regions. The Wild Coast Region is a place of breathtaking, unspoiled nature, where the Pondo people have managed to retain their traditional way of life for centuries. Two cousins become embroiled in a conflict about coastal development as a result of plans by an Australian company to open a titanium mine.