The Surfboard Builder

2021 MOFF Official Selection

About This Project


Juliette Films

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Filmmaker Origin:

South Portland, Maine


Richard Dennis is a surfer and board shaper in York, ME. He waxes poetic in his way about life, learning how to surf, and his journey learning to build surfboards.

This film to be screened:

7/30/21 – The Penobscot Program

Special Note:

World Premiere

Filmmaker Bio:

Juliette Sutherland is a Portland based documentary filmmaker interested in the non-traditional lives and creations of artists, builders and makers.

Three thoughts from the filmmaker:

The board being built in the film is my custom made surfboard! A 9’1″ nose rider.

7/30 Eastern Promenade