FEATURING HAYDEN PANATTIERE ("SCREAM 4") & ISABEL LUCAS ("RED DAWN")! Pro surfer Dave "Rasta" Rastovich went from observer to activist when he embarked on a personal mission to help stop the worldwide commercial slaughter of dolphins and whales. While unsure at first, Rasta quickly found his activist sea legs and helped build a core team of filmmakers, journalists, musicians, eco-pirates and celebrity surfers to help spread the message.

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Minds In The Water
Amazon Customer
Different movie in surfing

Rasta is doing great things outside of surfing to oppose the Dolphin slaughter in Taiji and whale slaughter. Just an interesting documentary.

Minds In The Water
Jenn Gerow
Nice Balance

Great balance of information and beauty!! Love it!! Some documentaries are too depressing to want to watch. I love the balance of information and the magical dolphins playing! Esp love seeing dolphins surf!! fun!

Minds In The Water
Ms. B
Must See

If you care about the ocean, animals, surfing, or our world, you should watch this movie. Very well done, and an important message for everyone to hear. Rasta's love for the oceans creatures is truly inspiring, and makes me want to do whatever I can to help. Watch it!

Minds In The Water
Jeff H
Conscious surf film

This movie is part surf film, part behind the scenes of The Cove, and part biography of amazing activist-surfer Dave "Rasta" Rastovich. It's shot beautifully and has a great soundtrack. If you like surfing, watch it. If you're interested in conservation this is a great companion to The Cove, covering the same time period with more footage of the IWC and more information on the paddle circle with Rasta, Hannah, Hayden Panatierre and everyone else involved. The movie also spends a good amount of time covering the TransparentSEA voyage down the coast of Australia with beautiful footage of the sailing kayaks. It also includes other interested and involved celebs like Kelly Slater, the late Andy Irons, Captain Paul Watson, Jack Johnson, and Xavier Rudd. For you surfers out there it also has a more detailed telling of the dolphin t-boning a shark to save Rasta and his buddy story that's mentioned in Blue Horizon by Jack McCoy (DVD).

If you do watch it and want to get more involved check out Rasta's organization Surfers 4 Cetaceans, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, and the Surfrider Foundation.

Minds In The Water
The Wei 44
Awesome!!

MITW is a superb documentary for anyone who adores the ocean!! Very highly recommend it!! These guys did such an amazing job - I loved it!!

Minds In The Water
10 Harr
Very inspiring!

The majesty and intelligence of ocean mammals -- sentient beings capable of reasoned thought who raise families, interact socially, and bond emotionally in similar fashion to humans -- is beautifully captured in this film. It's starts with Dave Rastovich, a surfer who hears the ocean's call and ends with a challenge for all of us. Will we listen? I hope so, for the Earth can only continue to be a wonderful place for our children and our children's children if we discontinue practices so common today in industrialized nations (the tragic events that happen annually at the Taiji cove are just one example). I highly recommend this film to anyone that loves the ocean, loves dolphins, or wishes to support a cause that champions the beauty of ALL life.

Minds In The Water
Slyde Handboards
"Saving our oceans is the currency for the future"

Similar to an after school special, "Minds In The Water" draws upon controversial and socially relevant issues, in this instance the protection of marine life.

The movie although perhaps not cinematically captivating, it leaves the viewer with a heartfelt and thought provoking message.

"For the gift of playing in the water and riding the waves, there's an obligation."

The movie follows Dave "Rasta" Rastovich, pro-surfer and environmental activist, in his quest to protect dolphins, whales, and the ocean.

"Rasta" masterfully weaves together surfers, artists, and musicians to bring transparency and awareness to the sea and its friendly inhabitants.

The movie, like holding a seashell to your ear, is a helpful reminder to listen to the calls/crys of the ocean.

As a surfer, handboarder, and ocean enthusiast the "cry" was loud and clear.

In Rastonomic terms "Saving our oceans is the currency for the future"

Minds In The Water
Murphy O'Branigan
Powerful and inspiring

This is a great documentary for anyone who loves the ocean.

The biographical elements of Dave Rastovich's surfing career initially drew me in, but it was really inspiring to follow Dave's journey from surfer to ocean activist along the way. As he learns about the threats facing whales and dolphins through the film, I was learning too. It really has an awesome message of one person fighting to make a difference in the world.

A great soundtrack too (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jack Johnson, Xavier Rudd).

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