Surfing To Survive is a film about local surfer and surf coach Karin, with an invisible illness leading to disability, and will show at the Palace Cinema Byron on 19 March at 6.45pm.
The film will give an insight into Karin’s daily struggles owing to a rare illness. It shows how surfing and the ocean offer the energy to deal with her challenges and bring happiness. Interviews are held with surfer Pauline Menczer, Danny Wills, Ozzie Wright, health professionals, neighbours and more.
During the event local musician Mandy Hawkes will paint a musical picture of Karin’s life and Pauline Menczer will speak about her experience with Karin to raise awareness for invisible illness. At the end, the audience will have the chance to participate in a Q&A with Karin. For more information and ticket sales visit www.surfingtosurvive.com/film.