"An exhilarating, often mind-blowing history of surfing." —Washington Post
Riding Giants takes us along surfing’s timeline from its Polynesian roots to its early 20th-century rebirth in Southern California. The film highlights the group of extraordinary adventurers who, not satisfied with the mere recreational and social aspects of the sport, began searching for bigger and bigger waves. A Q&A with director Stacy Peralta will follow the screening. (2004, 104 min. Dir. Stacy Peralta.
In conjunction with the exhibition Outside the Box: Edition Jacob Samuel 1988 - 2010.
Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.
Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelly, an anonymous donor, the Hammer Programs Committee, and Susan and Leonard Nimoy.