2020 Winners

The 6 winning films from our 6 categories...


Through the eyes of two female surfers, Undercurrents explores the beautiful dance between connection and compassion. Bringing in ideas from the Blue Mind movement and the science of mindfulness and flow, we explore our relationship to the sea and find out what happens when we pursue what we love...

2020 Official selections

To be screened in at least one location during Adventure Uncovered Film Festival 2020 events...

Directed by Jason Hearn

We all stare at the same ocean, however some of us choose to read between the lines. This is a uniquely told story following the vision of Sacha Specker. It's an intricate and rewarding relationship between man and the sea.


Imani Wilmot is a role model to a community of Afro Caribbean surfers in Jamaica and beyond. She is using surfing as a tool to transform the lives of many Jamaican woman. Imani has taken it as her personal responsibility to empower women of colour to have access to surfing and to see a place for...

Directed by Jacob Oster

Inside the communist country of Cuba exists a small but passionate community of surfers who, due to a lack of economic opportunity and governmental support for the sport, the number no more than 150. This film colourfully documents the Cuban surf community's struggles and how they overcome them i...

Directed by Daniel Satchell

Brighton local longboarder, Daniel Satchell has been surfing the beaches of Brighton all year round for nearly 20 years. Summers can be particularly painful as a south coast surfer, with an average of a dozen or so surfable days within a 3-4 month period. Daniel has decided to capture and share...

Directed by Ryan Struck

The women's surf community in Tofino is a unique as British Columbia is remote. The annual all female surf contest Queen of the Peak was started by women and is a testament to the grit and determination of the women who live there.

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