Peninsula is a documentary about surfing in Italy, its history and its present state. It portrays Italian surfing though the exploration of much of the Italian coastline and describes the passion and dedication of the people that made and are still making what is the Italian surf scene nowadays.

It is entirely shot in 35mm, 16mm and super-8 film and contains exclusive and unseen archival footage provided by some of the Italian surfing pioneers. In the words of director and producer Luca Merli: Peninsula is the tale of a journey, that started more than two years ago, to discover and describe where surfing in Italy came from and what its like now.

WINNER: Best Documentary at Nord/Nordost Surf Film Festival Berlin 2015, Best Feature at San Diego Surf Film Festival 2015, Best Cinematography at SAL Surf at Lisbon Surf Film Festival 2014, Best Documentary and Best Soundtrack at MIMPI Surf and Skate Film Festival Brasil 2014.

OFFICIAL SELECTION: I am Surf Amsterdam, London Surf Film Festival, Save The Waves Surf Film Festival, Honolulu Surf Film Festival, International Surf Film Fest Anglet, Never Stop Surf Film Festival Salinas, Adventure Outdoor Film Festival, Barcelona Surf Film Festival and many more

SURFERS: Alessandro Ponzanelli, Roberto DAmico, Alessandro Piu, Angelo Bonomelli, Gianmarco Pollacchi, David Pecchi, Edoardo Papa, Lorenzo Castagna, Thomas Cravarezza, Sebastiano Concas, Oliver Parker and more…

Director: Luca Merli
Writer: Luca Merli, Matteo Ferrari
A Block 10 Productions

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