Locals of Pavones
Unlike the more touristic parts of Costa Rica, the distant fishing village of Pavones, where the jungle meets the sea, remains a refugee for the most adventurous surfers. Hidden at the end of the road, near the border of Panama, in one of the most biodiverse places in the world, this quiet fishing village roars to life when the swell perfectly along one of the most extensive points in the planet. With waves that can break for more than 1 kilometer, this long left drives local tourism and has already shaped countless talents in the water. The story of local surfers displaying sustainable lifestyles, sharing the unconditional love and environmental awareness for their land, the Pura Vida and the incredible scenery of this paradise are part of the documentary Locals of Pavones. Best Cinematography – Surfalorus Surf Film Festival 2020.