SURFING WORLD CHAMPIONS LAYNE BEACHLEY, PAM BURRIDGE, PAULINE MENCZER, JODIE COOPER AND WENDY BOTHA TO EMBARK ON NATIONAL Q&A TOUR
Published on 10/02/2021

Wednesday 10th February, 2021 – Madman Entertainment has today announced surfing world champions Layne Beachley, Pam Burridge, Pauline Menczer, Jodie Cooper and Wendy Botha will embark on a national Q&A tour ahead of the highly anticipated theatrical release of GIRLS CAN’T SURF on March 11.

From Australian filmmaker Christopher Nelius, GIRLS CAN’T SURFfollows the inspiring true story of a group of rebellious female surfers in the 1980s who took on the male-dominated professional surfing world in a fight for inclusion, recognition and equality.

The Q&A tour comprises of 11 live events across NSW and QLD from Tuesday 9 February to Sunday 7 March, culminating in a special International Women’s Day screening on Monday 8 March at participating sitesfollowed by a live virtual Q&A with Layne Beachley, Pam Burridge, Pauline Menczer, Jodie Cooper, Wendy Botha and Christopher Nelius cast simultaneously at select cinemas throughout the nation.

GIRLS CAN’T SURF Q&As are proudly supported by Surfing Australia and Surf Getaways.

See full tour details below:

QLD

  • Tuesday February 9, 6:30PM – Trailblazers Film Festival – Home of the Arts (Wendy Botha moderated by Cheyne Horan)
  • Monday March 1, 6:00PM – Event Robina (Wendy Botha and Chris Nelius)

NORTHERN NSW

  • Friday February 26, TBC – Byron Bay Surf Festival – Byron Bay Community Centre (Pauline Menczer and Jodie Cooper moderated by Lauren Hill)
  • Monday March 1, 8.55PM – Palace Byron Bay (Pauline Menczer and Jodie Cooper moderated by Lauren Hill)

CENTRAL NSW

  • Saturday February 27, 11:00AM – Event Kotara (Jodie Cooper, Chris Nelius and Michaela Perske moderated by Alexa Hohenberg)
  • Saturday February 27, 1:25PM – Avoca Beach Theatre (Jodie Cooper, Chris Nelius and Michaela Perske moderated by Alexa Hohenberg)

GREATER SYDNEY

  • Saturday February 27, 3:55PM – United Cinemas Warriewood (Jodie Cooper, Chris Nelius and Michaela Perske moderated by Alexa Hohenberg)
  • Saturday February 27, 6:00PM – Dendy Newtown (Jodie Cooper, Chris Nelius and Michaela Perske moderated by Alexa Hohenberg)
  • Sunday March 7, 4:00PM – Hoyts Cronulla (Layne Beachley, Chris Nelius and Michaela Perske moderated by Alexa Hohenberg)
  • Sunday March 7, 5:45PM – Randwick Ritz (Layne Beachley, Chris Nelius and Michaela Perske moderated by Alexa Hohenberg)
  • Sunday March 7, 7:15PM – Hayden Orpheum Cremorne (Layne Beachley, Chris Nelius and Michaela Perske moderated by Alexa Hohenberg)

NATIONAL (VIRTUAL)

  • Monday March 8, 6:30PM (AEDT) – International Women’s Day National Q&A (Virtual) (Jodie Cooper, Pauline Menczer, Pam Burridge, Layne Beachley, Wendy Botha and Chris Nelius moderated by Tracee Hutchinson). See participating cinemas here, with more to be announced.

Screening information and tickets are available now here.

GIRLS CAN’T SURF will release nationally in Australian cinemas on Thursday 11 March, 2021

Official trailer and images can be downloaded here
See the official website
here and the GIRLS CAN’T SURF Facebook and Instagram

For more information please contact: NIXCo |E: info@nixco.com.au | T: +61 2 8399 0626

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