Hey all you Toronto peeps! It’s time to revisit one of our favourite films from Hot Docs this past year as we have teamed up with the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema to give away five pairs of passes to see the new Stacy Peralta skateboarding documentary Bones Brigade: An Autobiography on Friday, November 30th at 6:30pm!
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“A follow-up to his award-winning doc Dogtown and Z-Boys, Stacy Peralta brings us back on board with his famous ‘80s skateboard team, the Bones Brigade, a staggeringly innovative band of misfit kids who forever changed the sport. Tony Hawk, Rodney Mullen, Steve Caballero, Lance Mountain, Tommy Guerrero and Mike McGill formed a motley crew of young teenage outcasts committed and obsessed with their art form. The Bones Brigade, helmed by an 1970s ex-skateboard champion, became the most popular team in history. Through the invention of tricks that remain iconic today, they revolutionized skateboarding, rescuing it from its status as a pastime thought to be over and turning it into the billion dollar industry it is today. Bones Brigade is the next chapter in a story of seven young kids whose spirit and dedication helped define a part of popular culture.” – Charlotte Cook, Hot Docs
Check out our interview with director Stacy Peralta here! UPDATE: Due to extenuating circumstances film subjects Lance Mountain and Rodney Mullen will no longer be in attendance at the cinema for Q&As on November 30. They will be joining us via Skype on Friday, November 30 for a Q&A following the 6:30 p.m. screening and will provide a Skype introduction at the 9:15 p.m. screening.
For a chance to win your way into the 6:30pm performance, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org with BONES BRIGADE in the subject line. Please only one entry per household. For additional entries, simply like the contest announcement on our Facebook page and/or re-Tweet the announcement from our Twitter! Deadline for entries is 11:59pm on Thursday, November 29th.
Good luck and as always stay tuned to Dork Shelf for all the latest news, reviews, interviews, and contests!