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20 April


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Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton – Opening Night

Date: April 20, 2017, Time: 7:30pm to 9:30pm, Cost: $225

300 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660 United States
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The remarkable story of the American icon and innovator who changed the sport of big wave surfing forever. Laird Hamilton is an athlete who refused to compete professionally, yet dominated and changed his sport like no other figure in history has ever done. This is an in-depth portrait of a hard-charging, driven athlete that explores the fear, courage, ambition and talent that push a man to greatness–and the cost that comes with it.

After the Film:

Join us for our Opening Night Gala:
NBFF Opening Night Gala

April 20, 2017 - Opening Night Gala Only

Please join us for the Opening Night gala featuring culinary tastings from 30 of Orange County’s premiere restaurants, hosted bar by Tito’s Vodka with special performances from “O”: the timeless aquatic production by Cirque Du Soleil and Side Deal, a brand new band from Grammy Winner Charile Colin (Train), multi-platinum artists Stan Frazier and Murphy Karges (Sugar Ray), Jeff “Skunk” Baxter (Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers) and The PawnShop Kings (Rolling Stone Magazine’s “ New Bands To Watch Before the…


Running Time 01:57:18
Language English
Cast Laird Hamilton
Country of Origin USA
Year Completed 2016
Premiere West Coast


Director Rory Kennedy
Producer(s) Rory Kennedy, Mark Bailey, Jack Youngelson, Paul Speaker
Cinematographer Alice Gu, Don King
Screenwriter Mark Bailey, Jack Youngelson
Editor Azin Smari
Music Nathan Larson
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Sponsor Name: The Los Angeles Times
Website: latimes.com
Venue: Edwards Big Newport
300 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660 United States
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