What happens when you take kids with intellectual and developmental disabilities surfing? A lot more than a fun night at the beach. iMMeRSiON follows the daily lives of 4 kids with disabilities and their families, culminating in the amazing experience of surfing. Bringing the kids, their families and their community together in a few evenings of growth, learning and awareness.

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"The evident joy these kids experience in the water comes from their brains processing life in this whole new way."

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iMMeRSiON on Amazon

After a long while, Dubious Honor’s surfing documentary short ‘iMMeRSiON’ is now available on Amazon! You can watch it on demand or purchase it outright here: http:// . ‘iMMeRSiON’ is a story about a group of incredible kids with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The film follows 4 kids and illustrates how […]

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2017 Was Awesome!

2017 was a great year for iMMeRSiON! The film played in a number of venues to tons and tons of people.  The result was not only amazing in terms of the film, but also for the Special Surfers organization. The film was chosen to play in the Portland, Maine edition of the Save The Waves […]

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Special Screening For Special Surfers

We could not have made iMMeRSiON without the incredible help and generosity of the families involved in the program.  The access that they and the kids provided for us made this the film that it is.  Filled with emotion and feel good vibes. On September 17 we will be participating in a screening designed specifically […]

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Official Selection for Maine Outdoor Film Fest

We are so incredibly honored to be an official selection for the 2017 edition of the Maine Outdoor Film Festival!  This is an incredible fest that celebrates Maine film makers, Maine subjects but also celebrates the out of doors and all the beauty and power it holds.  This year MOFF will be traveling to multiple […]

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Incredible article in Eastern Surf Magazine

We were a little slack on getting this onto the website but wow, we couldn’t be more psyched about this write up in Eastern Surf Magazine! Take a peek what they wrote about the film!   Read the article here:

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Huge night!

The screening of iMMeRSiON was a huge success!  On a night that was perfectly Maine weather wise, torrential downpour and 47 degrees (in late May…) a crowd filled the meeting hall at the Nonantum resort to help raise funds for Special Surfers and wtch some Maine Made independent film. I watchd the crowd from the […]

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Article about Special Surfers in The Village

A great article about Special Surfers and the screening of the film at the Nonantum.  The bit about the film is excepted here…

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Great Piece In The Portland Press Herald

 Great piece in the PPH- Thanks Dennis Perkins! Maine waters open the world to young surfers in ‘Immersion’ Written by: Dennis Perkins For people with Down syndrome, autism and cerebral palsy, surfing can open up new worlds. Photos courtesy of Benjamin Keller For Portland filmmaker and lifelong surfer Benjamin Keller, taking to the Maine ocean […]

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