Bangla Surf Girls

In the water, Bangladeshi teens Suma, Ayesha and Shobe are mighty, riding ocean waves with a fluidity, ease and mastery. On land, their lives are more tethered–due to lack of resources, patriarchal limitations, and generational divides.  Bangla Surf Girls is a beautifully observational coming-of-age documentary about these three teenage girls and how they get a rare sense of agency over their lives when they join a surf club. Over the course of three years, we follow them as they fight insurmountable odds to pursue their dreams.

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