HOMELESSNESS x HAWAII
By means of the doggy door is a documentary about the life of Sheldon Paishon, his struggles with homelessness on the west side of Oahu and his endless need to chase his dream of becoming a specialist surfer. Despite the fact that the film has only not too long ago begun to take shape, the starting of this story came to life when specialist surfer Mason Ho took Sheldon below his wing roughly a decade ago. The lengthy rough road for Sheldon has gradually began to take shape with numerous assisting hands, which has set the stage in 2019 for the journey to glory and specialist surfing to come to be a reality.
WHO IS SHELDON PAISHON?
Sheldon “Shel-Doggy Door” Paishon, was born and raised on the rugged shores of Oahu’s Westside, household to the renowned Makaha beach. The island paradise of the west side is household to some of the most gorgeous beaches in the planet, but the neighborhood has been largely impacted by poverty, drug abuse and the harsh realities that come along with it. Usually occasions persons assume Hawaii and all they dream of is an island paradise… For Sheldon, increasing up was certainly a paradise, but far more like a paradise lost. At a quite young age Sheldon’s parents fell on hard occasions and located themselves living in a tent on the beach for numerous years. Regardless of the challenges Sheldon faced by way of his adolescence, Sheldon just kept surfing…all day every single day!! By means of the assisting hands of other folks and a deep passion for the sport, Sheldon has risen to the edge of sustaining a profession as a specialist surfer. He not too long ago claimed his initially Pro Tour victory in Tahiti, March of 2018 and this is just the begin!!
Mason and Sheldon have recognized every other considering that they had been children, but far more not too long ago Mason has stepped into the older brother function and has begun mentoring Sheldon and displaying him the way into the specialist surfing planet, even when it indicates funding Sheldon’s ventures out of his personal pocket!! Mason has taken Sheldon about the globe and even managed to assistance a significant selection created by legendary surf brand Rip Curl to give Sheldon a specialist contract, which is also Mason’s title sponsor. This will let Sheldon to take on the 2019 season in try to chase his dream of qualifying for the championship tour.
x THE FILM x
The film focuses on Sheldon’s struggles as a kid and follows his progress from a quite young reckless teen to a far more matured person with drive and concentrate. The story will dive into the depths of Sheldon’s life and challenges he faced as a homeless teen, along with the neighborhood members that helped him along his reckless journey. The story reveals the socio-financial realities and hardships for locals on the west Oahu shores and will bring to life the inspirational journey Sheldon has endured.
With the assistance from Alani media and Rory Pringle productions, Mason and Sheldon have set out to not only produce an remarkable surf film covering distinct components of the globe totally ripping… The film will produce awareness for the state of Hawaii and the challenges numerous locals face every single single day. I think children will appear to Sheldon as a particular person that proved not matter what odds you are up against, there is often hope!!
To be continued…