Where The Desert Meets The Ocean

The Czech documentary “Where the Desert Meets the Ocean” captures a journey of four friends, surfers from a landlocked country, to ride one of the best waves in the world - the mysterious Skeleton Bay. In the middle of the African winter, they went to Namibia to experience the greatest adventure of their lives. Beyond waves and unreal natural sceneries, they have experienced countless adventures and learned a lot about themselves. A movie full of determination, clean shots of endless dunes, wild animals and waves absorbs the viewer through its visuals and an urgent desire for knowledge.

  • Véna Píša
    Director
  • Václav Pisa
    Writer
  • Matyas Mensik
    Writer
  • Dan Perina
    Writer
  • Matyas Mensik
    Key Cast
  • Dan Perina
    Key Cast
  • Jakub Michna
    Key Cast
  • Vaclav Pisa
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Kde poušť potkává oceán
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Genres:
    Sport, adventure, surf
  • Runtime:
    44 minutes 55 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Czech Republic
  • Country of Filming:
    Namibia
  • Language:
    Czech, English
  • Shooting Format:
    GH5
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Véna Píša

Born and raised in Czech Republic, Václav Píša draws his creative inspiration from extreme sports and travelling. Being a passionate surfer from a landlocked country, travelling is an inherent part of his life and has shaped him from his early adolescence. His journeys are always full of adventure, friendship, humor and a special kind of honesty that is his own, all being reflected in his work. He made his debut in the field of documentary films with his latest creation from Namibia - “Where the Desert Meets the Ocean” (45 min).

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