WATCH: Dave Rastovich in ‘Gathering’ on a Range of Different Surfcrafts


Gathering is a short film from independent filmmaker Nathan Oldfield. Oldfield is the creator of the award winning left of centre surf films Lines From a Poem, Seaworthy and The Heart & The Sea.

The film features the enigmatic and free-thinking Dave Rastovich at home in the sacred playgrounds of the Far North Coast of New South Wales. Gathering is a candid look into the community that Rasta is a part of, as well as a document of his extraordinary ability on a range of surfcraft. Ultimately, Gathering celebrates how diversity and difference in ecosystems, relationships and surfing contribute to the preciousness of life.

Watch the full film now on Garage