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Surf Horror and Sci-Fi at the Guardetxe


May 02, 2013 | Words By:

The first Surfilmfestibal 11 event has been launched and for a laugh, Surf Horror and Science Fiction are two new categories for the event on May 25th at the Guardetxe.


Events include:

A screening of Kárate a muerte en Torremolinos, by Pedro Temboury

Spoken word and poetry by Luís Tejerina and Unai Azkune

The Longboards in concert, instrumental surf & drag from Bilbao

Dj Marie Delaure, a freaky mix of garage, surf & rock’n roll

Afterparty at Bebop, with dj Pedro Temboury amongst others

Tickets -9€- on sale at Guardetxe from 19:30 onwards.

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