The Legend of Kaspar Hauser | Film [FNC]

Kaspar Hauser was allegedly born in Germany in 1812 and died by stabbing in 1833. He claimed to have grown up in total isolation in a darkened cell but much of his life has been little more than conjecture; facts soon dismissed as fiction. Italian director Davide Manuli uses this story as his jumping off point in the enigmatic, experimental The Legend of Kaspar Hauser.

The Aquaintance | Owen Ellis [short film]

We wanted to share this short film, The Acquaintance, by ION photographer and friend, Owen Ellis.

FNC | Neighbouring Sounds [recap]

Memories are not always of significant moments. There are the times in between, where we are who we are, in the places we live, with the people we surround ourselves with. In Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Neighboring Sounds, a well-to-do Brazilian family that populates a city block in Recife, Brazil, eats, sleeps, stares, eavesdrops, fights, make up, and continue to live their lives.

Stratos Jump recreated in Lego [video]

For those of you who have missed the extraordinary Stratos Jump by Felix Baumgartner on Sunday, don't worry, it has been recreated in all its glory, in Lego.

It Looks Pretty From A Distance [film] | FNC

It could always be worse, though at times, that can be hard to believe. A mother pees herself to spite her son, beds ooze maggots, a prostitute poisons a string of dogs, simply because she can. With It Looks Pretty From a Distance, co-directors and married couple, Anka and Wilhelm Sasnal, have created a quietly towering work of sheer miserabilism.

Searching For Sugar Man | Documentary

Searching for Sugar Man tells the incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest '70s rock icon who disappeared, but who's bootlegged music became the anthem for apartheid South Africa for two decades. The film follows the story of two South African fans who set out to find out what really happened to the singer, and their investigation leads them to a story more extraordinary than any of the rumours.

Win a pass to the opening of FNC-hotel included

What is FNC? The Festival du nouveau cinéma is about a spirit: the spirit of good company, revelry and fun. Every edition is a chance to get together and celebrate a shared passion for film around each new lineup. The eleven-day Festival is designed as a space devoted to discussions, meetings and sharing, where film fans come together with artists and professionals to exchange ideas in an informal setting.

Sitka X Storm Surf Shop

For the Spring 2013 season, Sitka teamed up with one of Vancouver Islands oldest running surf shops, Storm, based in Tofino, BC. The collection itself plays on the easy going lifestyle of the area.

The Epic & The Beasts | slo-mo skateboading video

The Epic & The Beasts is one of the coolest skateboarding videos we have seen to date. Shot in slow motion, this incredibly well done short film takes the regular skate video to a whole new artistic level. Directed and edited by Sebastian Linda, the video features skateboarders Tom Kleinschmidt, Richard Naumertat, Erik Grob, Octavio Trindade, David Raderecht, as well the filmmaker, Sebastian Linda.

Globe | Electric Blue Heaven

Globe's latest short film, Electric Blue Heaven, shows what Dion Agius can do in the world's best wave pool, located in the middle of a dessert in Dubai.


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