Morning of the Earth

Livid Skate Cafe

host: Livid Skate Cafe / Keelin Flanagan

where: Thursday 2nd March, 7:00 pm Livid Skate Cafe

Luna Maxi Mart, Unit 4a/6 Scarborough Beach Rd, Scarborough WA 6019

$23.00 AUD Admission + $2.00 booking fee + $5.00 fundraiser fee = $30.00

*This screening is a fundraiser.

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Doors will open at 6:00pm / Screening will commence at 7:00pm

This screening is in support of Laps For Life. To learn more, click here.

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“I just wanted to make a beautiful film about surfing, the planet and the ocean.” – Albert Falzon

SYNOPSIS

Fifty years ago, Albert Falzon premiered what would become one of the greatest surf films of all time: Morning of the Earth. The film first screened on February 25th, 1972 at the Manly Silver Screen Theatre in Sydney, Australia and much to everyone’s surprise became an instant hit at the box office with sold-out shows for months to come. The story was inspiring, visuals stunning, and the editing cutting edge; but, a big contribution to the film’s success was G. Wayne Thomas’ legendary soundtrack (released under Warner Brothers), which became the first Australian soundtrack to sell over a million copies and go Gold. The film’s counter-culture approach and its country-soul soundtrack resonated deeply with Australia’s youth culture and solidified it into Australian history as a national treasure.

To honour the film’s 50-year history and preserve its legacy, Morning of the Earth recently underwent a three-year remastering effort at Origins Archival in Los Angeles, California.

After digitising the film to 4K resolution, Origins Archival proceeded with a meticulous frame-by-frame restoration process on 150,000 frames. After three years and thousands of hours of labor, the remastered film is now available to watch on the big screen once again.

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