Dogtown & Z-Boys

"Brash, giddy and an absolute trip!"
AINT IT COOL NEWS

Synopsis

The high-flying "vert" (i.e. vertical) style of skateboarding is now such a defining element of international youth culture that it's hard to believe it wasn't invented by a skateboard manufacturer. In fact, it was invented in the street, in a place called Dogtown, "where the debris meets the sea." Dogtown was the name of a section of Santa Monica and Venice that lay almost in ruins by the early 1970s, a rundown urban beach neighborhood with a legacy of outlaw surfing. It bred aggressive, territorial competitors with a street-smart sense of style. It was a center for customized cars, graffiti, street gangs and surfboard design.
Original Languages: English
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 91 min.
Year: 2002

CREDITS

CAST
Sean Penn (Narrator)
DIRECTED BY
Stacy Peralta

TRAILER

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