PACIFIC HEARTBEAT

Program Details
Air Time: 
06/04/2016 - 4:00pm - 4:59pm
Program Title: 
SPLINTERS
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
http://pacificheartbeat.org/
PSIP Description: 
Surfing in Papua New Guinea and the hopes and dreams of the surfers are highlighted.
Long Description: 
In the 1980's an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. Twenty years later, surfing is not only a pillar of village life, but it's also a means to prestige. This story unfolds in the months leading up to the first National Surf Championships and explores the hopes and dreams of the surfers, and how surfing has led to societal changes in a male dominated culture.