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Sable Noir - Featuring Jack Freestone

Sable Noir is a concept film & capsule collaboration between Billabong & Desillusion , Directed by Sebastien Zanella, Sable Noir takes inspiration from Jack Freestone's ups & downs and the impulses felt during his first year on the World Surf League. You can shop the full collection on L'océan affronte les montagnes, Abattant des murs à ses pieds Et le sable noirci. On est plus qu'un fou si l'on fait face à l'abysse, Et bien plus qu'un roi si l'on dompte ses cauchemars. Special Effect: Thomas Blanchard Voice over : Charlie Chaplin " the dictator” Produced by Sam Carrier Music : Giacomo Puccini "Adesso Voi" Assisted by Kevin Johnson Feat Aude Lionet Additional filming : Faraz Mozafarian Thanks to Stace Galbraith

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Day Like this - Jamie O'Brien

Jamie O’Brien is not like most surfers. Call him Antisocial or even over -social, Jamie is the personification of a paradox. Publicly against competitions, he is also one of the most mediatised surfer out there, most notably with his web series “ Who is job”. Regardless of the fame, Jamie lives in front of one the best waves on the planet, “ Pipeline”, and is a standout at every session. French photographer & Desillusion Magazine editor in chief, Sebastien Zanella spent 24 hours with the man during one of the most powerful days on the north shore, Hawaii, to capture his raw spirit. This short film is based on the article “days like this” published in Desillusion Magazine 45 , Tome 1 available on

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Three Stones From The Sun - Dave Rastovich

Desillusion Magazine’s editor in chief Sebastien Zanella spent a few days with Dave "Rasta" Rastovich at his home in Byron bay. Known for his flawless approach to surfing, Rasta also opened up about his outlook on professional surfing, his philosophy on life and the joys of faded flowers. Supported by BILLABONG This short film is based on the article "Three Stones from the sun" published in Desillusion Magazine 49, Volume 1 Available here: Music: 'The Mighty Rio Grande' by This Will Destroy You from This Will Destroy You Tower of Meaning by Arthur Russell from the album World of Echo B (The Phillistines Jr. Cover) By Jónsi & Alex -

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The Good Old Days Are Now

Looking for paradise at the end of the road. An experimental skate trip across Iceland. Desillusion Magazine presents an exclusive behind the scenes feature on Kate Bellm's fashion editorial "The Death Of Cool".  Featuring Edgar Lopez, Lukas Grossman, Bruno Sirera Sarondo and Ayesha Tan Jones. Directed by David Berthaud and Oliver Descoutey Produced by Papi Films This short film is based on the article "The Death of Cool", published in Desillusion Magazine 49, Volume 1.  Available here: Music: 'Stamping Ground' by Moondog

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The Adventures of Jared Mell

Not many people embody the true spirit of California the way Jared Mell does. With an outlook on life so laid back it's practically horizontal and a carefree approach to surfing which oozes class and style, Jared has forged his own way of life.  Director Josh Penn Soskin brings us a beautifully crafted insight into Jared's world, a world without rules and without destinations. A world with an open road.

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