Skateistan

2010 UK / Duration: 10 mins Directed by: Orlando von Einsiedel
Skateistan

“People keep looking at our shoes and boards in a weird way. They think that they are attached to the boards through some sort of magnetic field.” So says 17-year-old Afghani Murza, a young teenager from Kabul who has found his oasis in a place called Skateistan. Directed by former professional snowboarder Orlando von Einsiedel, the film Skateistan documents how a physical action as simple as skateboarding can help to dissolve barriers between boys and girls and empower children to believe in their ability to create positive change, even in a bomb-scarred country.

Previous Tour Stop Screenings

Location/EventDate
Sacramento State UniversityApr 12, 2012
Rapid City, SDApr 6, 2012
Henrico Parks and RecMar 23, 2012
Eagle County SchoolsJan 21, 2012
Mountainfilm on Tour- SavannahJan 21, 2012
Alyeska ResortJan 18, 2012
UC- BerkeleyNov 15, 2011
Vermont Flood ReliefOct 25, 2011
2011 Official Selection

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