Really, have you ever wondered where the best source all the information you need about the skate culture is? We say, “Bones Brigade”.
A work of art by filmmaker Stacy Peralta, Bones Brigade aims to provide skate culture fans a gateway into skateboarding’s heydays. Were you a skater? Then here’s your ticket to revisiting it! Stacy Peralta has also previously made a name when she directed sport documentaries, “Dogtown and Z Boys” and “Riding Giants” under Sony Pictures Classics. But “classics”, they are not.
The documentaries netted over $1 million each in theatrical boxoffice and are both as much personal histories as they are cultural documentations. And Bones Brigade (which premiered at Sundance Film Festival) takes the same route:
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By 1984, Stacy Peralta and Craig Stecyk had assembled the Bones Brigade, the most competitively dominant skateboard team in history. On top of winning large, cheap plastic trophies, this legendary team created new ways to skate, pioneered modern technical skating and introduced skateboarding to the video age through a series of groundbreaking films, and they did it all in Vans lassic Sk8-Hi high tops.
In conjunction with celebrating the skate era with enthusiasts and introducing the culture to a whole new generation, VANS will be holding a special screening of Bones Brigade! Deets are as follows:
Date: 15th September (Saturday)
Venue: Wheel Love Skate Shop, SS 15
Time: 7.30 pm – 10.00 pm
For more information, visit the movie’s official website.