WATERPROOF
Documentary Short | 40 minutes

HIFF 2019

Short Films


Directed By
Ross Kauffman

Produced By
Mae Mougin

Featuring
Big John Ryan
John Ryan Jr.


Supported by



World Premiere

The incredible story of one community’s crusade to create a safe swimming environment in East Hampton, New York. Led by the incomparable Big John and Johnny Jr., these lifeguards give the best of themselves to train, compete and ultimately ensure the safety of locals and tourists alike at the eastern end of Long Island.

2019 | English | USA