A recent movie about the Long Beach Breakwater and efforts to reconfigure it has been released online in commemoration of recently deceased beach activist Robert Palmer. A significant portion of the movie is interviews or Robert Palmer, both on his boat, on the beach, and at Surfrider meetings. The film is made by Shenandoah Bennett and his team and available here.
“This documentary investigates the origins of, and controversy behind, a massive structure built in the 1940s that has changed the character of the city of Long Beach, California, and its shore for over six decades. Discover why this giant rock wall was built, why it is still there, what is being done about it, and who are the people engaged in the struggle.to either remove, modify, or keep it.