Falzon, Alby

Soulful Australian surf filmmaker, best known for his lush and beautifully crafted 1972 movie Morning of the Earth. Falzon was born (1945) in Sydney and raised in the beachfront suburb of Maroubra, but didn't begin surfing until age 14, after moving with his family two hours north to the New South Wales Central Coast.

By 1966, Falzon was working for Sydney-based surf impresario Bob Evans, shooting photos for Evans's Surfing World magazine and film sequences for his surf movies. Along with su...