Janwaar

Year
2021
Country
USa
Duration:
11 mins

Overview

In one of the largest and poorest states in India, there lies a community skate park built-in 2015. Ulrike Reinhard, the creator of this Janwaar Castle, is all about challenging the status quo and providing a safe space for kids to find their own way. Skateboarding is the ideal disruptor t the mainstream mentality for the youth of Madhya Pradesh. The castle has become a haven for the two castes in the village to interact with one another through the shared passion of skating.


World Premiere

Production Team

Director
Danny Schmidt

Film Contact

Festival Screenings

Featured in the 2022 Mountainfilm Festival.

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The Rural Changemakers

The Rural Changemakers gem. e.V. promotes skateboarding, education, and community building in Janwaar, India. In the small village of Janwaar, India, the skateboard is more than four wheels and a board. Here it is a vehicle for social change, gender equality, and education.

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