This 3-film program includes a strikingly lensed satirical documentary about Montreal’s skateboarding culture and the very first skateboarding movie ever.
Directed by Claude Jutra
This strikingly lensed, satirical documentary describes—with cheeky faux alarm—the birth of Montreal’s skateboarding culture.
Directed by Noel Black
Noel Black’s (future director of the cult film Pretty Poison) Cannes prize-winning short is the first skateboarding movie. It’s the story of a young skater’s first crush set to a surf rock soundtrack.
Directed by Coan Nichols & Rick Charnoski
Shot on Super-8, this ode to the daredevils who skate empty swimming pools is “a seminal work of scraped knees, bruised elbows and big air" (Rolling Stone).