From Inna Blokhina, acclaimed director of the award-winning documentary On the Wave, She is the Ocean follows nine women from across the globe and across all ages, who all share a deep and profound love of the ocean. In this unique documentary concept, Blokhina has selected these women, ranging from the ages of twelve to eighty-three, to create a portrait of what could be a metaphor for one woman’s ocean life through all her ages, told through the stories of extraordinary women who define the courage and spirituality it takes to call the vast ocean their home.
These ocean “heroes” featured in the documentary include teen surfing prodigy Cinta Hansel; Pro Hawaiian surfer and Coco Ho (daughter of Pro surfer Michael Ho); Pro surfer, 2018 Women’s Big Wave World Champion and winner of the WSL “Barrel of the Year 2016”, Keala Kennelly; Big wave surfer and winner of WSL “Women Best Performance 2016”, Andrea Moller; German high diver and 7-time European Champion in cliff diving, Anna Bader; Free-diver and ballet dancer, Rose Molina; Shark conservationist and free diver from Hawaii, Ocean Ramsey; Surfing icon and mother of the late legendary surfer Todd Chesser, Jeannie Chesser; and Marine biologist, explorer and the first female chief scientist of the U.S., Sylvia Earle. In English. Not Rated. Director: Inna Blokhina (US/Germany/Indonesia/Portugal 2020) 101 min.