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On a trip from north to south, PENINSULA is the tale of a journey to discover and describe where surfing in Italy came from and what it is like nowadays.
Luca Merli
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3 Team Members

Surfers, adventurers, environmentalists, dreamers and anyone who has ever traced the roots of their heritage, we need your help!

On a trip from north to south, from the most crowded spots to unknown breaks, PENINSULA is the tale of a journey to discover and describe where surfing in Italy came from and what it is like nowadays.

Peninsula can be better described as a freedom collage about surfing and surfers, about friendship and rivalries, about environmental issues, climate and a bit of history. The film has been shot entirely shot in 35mm, 16mm and super8 film. It's an homage to the Mediterranean Sea.

More than a year of work, 14.000 Km of roads, 10 ferry travels, 8.500 meters of film, around 25 surfers involved, 10 TB used, 50 hours of renders, 1Kg of wax, 2Kg of sun lotions, 3 Bolex cameras, 2 Arriflex SR Super 16mm, one Arri 435/ 35mm and few Super8s and also, more than 300 hours standing behind a camera, 11 film festivals, uncountable phonecalls, mails, few drinks and some medicines, and lots of encounters and discoveries…

Finally the shooting of Peninsula - the new surf movie from the authors of Onde Nostre - has reached the end. 
Luca, Matteo and Gio are now busy editing and postproducing the new movie, which  they would like to release it in summer 2014.

The process of documentary film making holds a lot of the unknown. As in life, obstacles can occur at any point in the process. At this point in the production, the impact of obstacles we may encounter would affect schedule, release date and quality of the finished product.

We need your help to sustain the costs of producing a one of a kind film experience on the history of surfing till nowadays in the boot shaped country.

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This campaign ended on May 2, 2014
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    Help pay for a slice of film. Join the ONDE NOSTRE family and know you are supporting our hard-working team. You'll have access to updates, videos and info about our film.

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    A personal thanks on our film's Facebook page and future updates on living the PENINSULA as it goes into release.

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    Digital download of PENINSULA upon release. Be one of the first people to pre-order the film and know your contribution is directly supporting the filmmakers. Includes rewards listed above.

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    Signed collector's edition Blue-Ray DVD upon release. If you have ever seen the DVD for ONDE NOSTRE, you know this promises to be a special treat. Includes rewards listed above, except digital download. Does not include shipping.

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    High-resolution digital download of signature PENINSULA print created by Luca Barcellona and signed by the artist. Includes all rewards listed above.

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    Official PENINSULA t-shirt. Includes all rewards listed above. Does not include shipping.

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    Official collection of two T-shirts, classic OndeNostre and Peninsula. Includes all rewards listed above. Does not include shipping.

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    Official PENINSULA movie poster. Special Thanks credit in the film (see your name on the big screen) . Includes all rewards listed above. Does not include shipping.

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    Limited edition print on museum paper of PENINSULA poster created by Luca Barcellona and hand signed specifically to supporters with a "thank you - series of 25", only available here. Includes all rewards listed above. Does not include shipping.

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    2 x VIP invitations to PENINSULA film premiere in Italy or Salinas (SP). Includes all rewards listed above except where noted. Note: Does not include travel expenses.

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    ONDE NOSTRE DVD trilogy - Peninsula, Onde Nostre, Ritratti di Surf DVDs, Limited Edition Posters, Signed Limited Edition ONDE NOSTRE | PENINSULA Still Frame. Includes all rewards listed above. Does not include shipping.

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