To book tickets
go to EHVOR.org – click on Waterproof
There will be a Q&A after each screening
The trailer can be viewed: https://vimeo.com/421802863
Immersive and cinematic, WATERPROOF is the compelling story of a community’s crusade to create a safe swimming environment in East Hampton. Led by the larger-than-life Big John Ryan and his heroic son, Johnny Jr. These two tenacious sailors gave their best to create East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue; a unique team of lifeguards 24/7 and are committed to protecting the unsupervised beaches from Wainscott to Montauk. The 85 dedicated members train rigorously, compete and ultimately ensure the safety of locals and tourists alike in Long Island’s East End.
WATERPROOF premiered at the 2019 Hampton Film Festival and is currently on the Film Festival circuit. He has won numerous awards including; Best Documentary Short at Cannes Shorts, Best Documentary Short at Beaufort International Film Festival, The Los Angeles Independent Shorts Award, The Excellence Award at California’s Best Shorts Competition, as well as Best Activism Award and Spirit Award at the Toronto Beaches International Film Festival, Winner of 2021 Tokyo and Venice Film Festivals.
East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue – EHVOR.org