Surfalorus Film Festival 

Bringing Waves To Dare County 

Surfalorus 2016 Screening at DCAC. Photo

2019 Surfalorus Film Festival 

Over 15 films will be screened at four different venues on the Outer Banks September 19-21 during the 8th Annual Surfalorus Film Festival, which is a collaboration between Dare County Arts Council and Wilmington, NC-based Cucalorus Festival.


The Opening Night film Introducing the Super Stoked Surf Mamas of Pleasure Point by Elizabeth Pepin Silva will be screened along with a series of family-friendly shorts at Dowdy Park in Nags Head on Thursday, September 19. Come out to the park at 6:30pm to check out live music by SOULOne, along with local artists selling their creative goods and grab some treats before the films begin at 7:30pm for this free evening of entertainment.

Head over to Dare County Arts Council’s Gallery in Manteo on Friday, September 20 for an evening of surf craft and eight unique short films, including Sand to Stone by Outer Banks native Anthony Leone and Various Trails by Outer Banks native Chris Hannant. The surf craft exhibit featuring alaias, handplanes, longboards, bodyboards, surf mats and shortboards will have a free reception starting at 6:30pm and the films will begin at 7:30pm.

Dare County Arts Council and Cucalorus have teamed up to add a very special feature film screening to this year’s Surfalorus lineup. On Saturday, September 21 And Two if by Sea filmed by Justin Purser and cleverly narrated by Daniel Tosh will be screened at R/C Kill Devil Hills Movies 10 at 5pm. The film is a cinematic adventure that traces the personal and professional life of twin surfers CJ and Damien Hobgood. Purchase your advance tickets to this screening at General admission tickets are $15 and VIP tickets are $25. There will be a Q&A with the filmmaker and a special guest following the screening.

Surfalorus will conclude at the Outer Banks Brewing Station on Saturday, September 21 with a free screening of Dimensions by Outer Banks native Logan Marshall at 8pm plus two other shorts, and will be followed by the 2019 Surfalorus Awards Ceremony, a fire performance by Panda Daniels and live music by Outer Banks band Cor De Lux.