Surfing is like an ode to a life in freedom. But the freedom experienced between ocean and sky runs into its limits on land. Women on surfboards are considered an insult across many cultures. But there are a few who go surfing anyway: CHICKS ON BOARDS. Because Surfing is more than a sport: it’s a movement.
Director Dörthe Eickelberg is a Berlin based filmmaker and TV host. She graduated at the Filmakademie in Ludwigsburg with the award winning documentary FAIRIES AND OTHER TALES and is now touring Europe for the daily science show XENIUS on ARTE. Her passion for surfing and social justice motivated Dörthe to write and direct CHICKS ON BOARDS.