AGOS is a glimpse into the life of surfer Mocha Eduzma as she goes about her daily life in a rural village in the Philippines. It goes beyond the stereotype of the “surfing lifestyle” while at the same time explores its fundamental values like perseverance, simplicity and passion.
Also featured is Lilay, Mocha’s young wahine protege that is currently making it big in local surf competitions. She is the future of female surfing in the Philippines.
Directed by filmmaker Samantha Lee, AGOS won University of the Philippines’ Best Documentary Thesis 2011. The film is also making waves in international film festivals.
Official Selection, 4th Ombak Bali International Surf Film Festival (Bali, Indonesia)
Official Selection, 4th New Kingston Film Festival (New Kingston, New York, USA)
Official Selection, 2nd Docutah: Southern Utah International Documentary Film Festival (St. George, Utah, USA)
Official Selection, 1st British Surf Film Festival (Newquay, Cornwall, UK)
Official Selection, 1st Guam International Film Festival (Guam, USA)
AGOS will be shown in Manila onSept 22 as the main feature at LokalSoul.com’s SURF FILM NIGHT at TomatoKick, Katipunan. Below is the trailer of AGOS, an indie surf documentary of Daet surfers Mocha and Lilay.
Don’t miss the screening of AGOS at the SURF FILM NIGHT. Here is something to treasure in this wonderful world of Philippine Surfing.