SKATEBOARD: THE MOVIE
SCREENS AT METROGRAPH OCTOBER 7
Metrograph is pleased to announce A SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF SKATEBOARD: THE MOVIE WITH DIRECTOR GEORGE GAGE IN ATTENDANCE FOR A Q&A ON
SATRUDAY, OCTOBER 7.
Produced and co-written by Law & Order mastermind Dick Wolf, Gage’s Skateboard is a high-style snapshot of SoCal skate culture in its heroic age. In deep debt to an increasingly impatient bookie, desperate no-account Hollywood agent Allen Garfield cooks up a last-ditch scheme to balance his books by putting together an all-teen skateboarding team and entering them in a neck-breaking downhill race, as one does. 1970s Tiger Beat heartthrob Leif Garrett stars, Z-Boys legend Tony Alva stops by to carve it up, and the gang has never looked better than they do in this new restoration from a lost 35mm print, a decade-plus labor of love by Gage.
World premier of new restoration.
Director George Gage in attendance for a Q&A on Saturday, October 7.
A Factory 25 release.