Documentary Month 1st - 31st July 2023

Standing Strong

Standing Strong


"Standing Strong" follows the gripping journey of Cheyne and Joel as they battle personal demons and formidable natural elements by stand-up paddling around Port Phillip Bay. This short film chronicles their grueling 220km expedition, undertaken to fundraise for the mental health and surf therapy charity, Waves of Wellness Foundation. As the duo faces relentless wind and waves, they endure intense physical and mental fatigue, pushing their limits in the name of a cause close to their hearts. Their story is a powerful testament to the human spirit, showcasing resilience, determination, and the vital importance of mental health support. "Standing Strong" is not just a tale of endurance but a poignant reminder of the battles many face within, and the strength that comes from facing them head-on"

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