Self Discovery for Social Survival

Self Discovery
For Social Survival

directed by Chris Gentile music supervision by Keith Abrahamsson genre: Surf and Music 54 min subtitles available
produced by Mexican Summer and Pilgrim Surf + Supply

Self Discovery
For Social Survival

A voyage in sight, sound, and surf

a film that pairs international award---- winning surfers in the world’s most jaw-dropping surfing locations with experimental musicians creating a live score to the wave

Out Now

  • Featuring
    world renowned
  • Stephanie Gilmore
  • Ryan Burch
  • Creed McTaggart
  • Ellis Ericson
  • Narrated by
  • Jonas Mekas
  • A Film By
  • Chris Gentile
  • Music by
  • allah las
  • connan mockasin
  • & andrew
  • peaking lights
  • Additional Music by
  • Dungen & Jefre Cantu-Ledesma

Self Discovery for Social Survival is a collaborative surf and music film produced by Brooklyn based record label, Mexican Summer and Pilgrim Surf + Supply, a New York based surf and outdoor brand. Filmed in Mexico, the Maldives and Iceland in three separate vignettes, musicians (Allah Las, Connan Mockasin, Andrew Van Wyngarden of MGMT, and Peaking Lights) alongside pro-surfers,embark on a journey that combines a symbiotic relationship between music and the waves, the environment, and local culture. Poetically narrated by the legendary avant-garde film maker Jonas Mekas.


The Music

The soundtrack to the waves is now available on Mexican Summer featuring Allah Las, Connan Mockasin & Andrew Van Wyngarden, Peaking Lights, Dungen and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma.
Out now.

Buy Stream

Allah Las - Raspberry Jam / Connan Mockasin & Andrew VanWyngarden - Bad Boys