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COME HELL OR HIGH WATER WORLD TOUR
Woodshed Films, Patagonia, and Nixon Present Keith Malloy’s Latest Film Project.
A Portion of Tour Proceeds Will Benefit The Plastic Pollution Coalition.
ENCINITAS, CA- Woodshed Films, Patagonia, and Nixon are proud to announce the world tour for Keith Malloy’s debut film project, Come Hell or High Water.
The film explores the history and progression of the sport of bodysurfing and the pureness that comes from riding a wave. Shot primary in 16mm, the film takes a unique look at the culture, beauty and simplicity of the sport, capturing the stories and locations of those who belong to this community.
While Malloy is most widely known for his time in the water as a surfer, his exploration into the world of bodysurfing began some 10 years ago when he wanted to reconnect with the ocean and did so through bodysurfing. Said Malloy about this project, “It’s about taking a breath and kicking your feet in the big blue sea.”
The world premiere of Come Hell or High Water will take place on September 17 at the New York Film Festival and the premiere tour will continue to crisscross across the globe with stops in Southern, Central and Northern California, North Carolina, London and more.
A portion of the proceeds from the tour’s ticket sales will be donated to The Plastic Pollution Coalition, a global alliance aimed at working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impacts.
Come Hell or High Water will be available as a special edition DVD and digital download available from www.thesurfnetwork.com with an estimated release date of October 25, 2011.
To view the film trailer, please visit: www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOez2mFNk2s&feature=player_embedded
For the complete tour schedule, please visit: www.woodshed.com/news-events
Woodshed Films Inc., which originally began as The Moonshine Conspiracy, has built its reputation on making films about an experience. Woodshed is a co-op of talented artists, directors and producers who seek to entertain while subtly introducing audiences to other issues. Born out of our love for the ocean and surfing, Woodshed tells stories that inspire the soul. More info: woodshed.com
Patagonia, Inc., based in Ventura, California, is a leading designer of core outdoor, surf and sport-related apparel, equipment, footwear and accessories. With sales last year of $414M, the company is noted internationally for its commitment to authentic product quality and environmental activism, contributing over $43M in cash and in-kind donations to date. Incorporating environmental responsibility into product development, the company has, since 1996, used only organically grown cotton in its clothing line.
Committed to making its products landfill-free, the company’s entire product line is recyclable thorough its Common Threads Initiative. The company also advocates corporate transparency through its interactive website, The Footprint Chronicles, which outlines the environmental and social footprint of individual products. Patagonia was eatured as The Coolest Company on the Planet on Fortune Magazine’s April 2007 cover. More info: patagonia.com
Founded in 1998 in Encinitas, CA, Nixon is the premium watch and accessories brand for the youth lifestyle market. Focused on making the little stuff better, Nixon began with a small line of team-designed, custom-built watches sold exclusively in specialty boardsport and fashion retailers. Currently distributed in over 65 countries, Nixon’s product range has grown to include select men’s and women’s softgoods, leather goods and custom headphones. For more information visit: nixonnow.com
Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals, organizations, businesses and policy-makers working toward a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impacts on humans, animals and the environment. More info: plasticpollutioncoalition.org