Between The Lines Screening To Benefit Veterans Counseling Center In San Diego, Ca

Documentary film, narrated by John Milius, is a story about surfers during the Vietnam War

ENCINITAS, CA., MAY 15, 2008 — Pure Frustration Productions is proud to announce a veteran’s benefit screening of their documentary film Between The Lines. Narrated by acclaimed writer and director John Milius (Apocalypse Now-Big Wednesday, etc.), Between The Lines explores the Vietnam War through the prism of the surfing sub-culture. The film offers unique insight into the dramatic effect that the Vietnam War and draft had on young American men who rode waves. Hansen Surfboards in Encinitas, California will host this event.

This charitable event will benefit the Rick Thomas Veterans Counseling Center in San Diego, California. 

“The themes and stories shared in this film are relevant to veterans of all wars and the American public today,” said Mr. Thomas. “I am deeply touched that the filmmakers are dedicating the proceeds of this event to aid in the recovery of veterans from the trauma of war.”

“Look, these guys are heroes,” said the films Producer, Ty Ponder. “It was a no-brainer to give back to the veterans.”

A 170 page limited edition coffee table book, also entitled, Between The Lines, will be available at these events for $39.95.

Further information about the film, movie trailer and online press kits may be found at

A limited number of complimentary VIP media passes are available.

This event takes place at Hansen Surfboards in Encinitas, California on Thursday, June 26. General admission begins at 7:00 p.m. The movie will screen under the stars rain or shine at 8:00. The Cost is $10 at the door. Space is limited. Very limited VIP tickets are $35. VIP information and tickets as well as advance general admission tickets may be obtained at Hansen Surfboards 1-800-480-4754.