King Skate

Adventure Sports TV|2022|79 min

The first feature-length documentary about the rise of skateboarding in Czechoslovakia presents a gripping tale of the search for freedom in a society stifled by the communist regime.

Synopsis

The first feature-length documentary about the rise of skateboarding in Czechoslovakia presents a gripping tale of the search for freedom in a society stifled by the communist regime. Unique archive shots set to a driving punk soundtrack (The Clash, Sex Pistols, Killing Joke) introduce us to the cult masters of the board and their never-ending party ride through the grey days of Normalization.

Winner - Paris Surf & Skate Film Festival 2019. Best Documentary Award - Czech National Film Awards 2018. Official Selections 2019: Iceland Documentary Film Festival, Festival de Cine al Este, ELBE Dock, Trieste Film Festival. Official Selections 2018: KVIFF, Leeds International Film Festival, Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival.

Type

Feature-length

Genre

Sports

Directed By
Negativ Film Productions
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