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20th Arab Film Festival

Epicly Palestine’d: The Birth of Skateboarding in the West Bank

Directed by Theo Krish,Philip Joa

Palestine / 2015 / Doc Short / 26 mins / English with English subtitles / Color

Precedes:
Epically Palestine’d | Yallah! Undeground

Shattuck Cinemas
October 15, 2016 7:15 pm

Description

Palestinian teens gain the attention of the skateboarding world when they create a skate scene from scratch in the heart of the West Bank – a place where you can’t even buy a skateboard – whilst facing the challenges of living under military occupation.


Precedes

  1. Yallah! Underground

    Farid Eslam / Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine / 2015 / Documentary / 85 mins
    Yallah! Underground follows some of today’s most influential and progressive artists in Arab underground culture and documents their work, dreams and fears in a time of great change for Arab societies. After years of turmoil and instability, young Arabs now have to challenge both old and new problems, being torn between feelings of disillusion and a vague hope for a better future.

    Preceded by: Epicly Palestine’d: The Birth of Skateboarding in the West Bank


Dates & Times

Precedes:
Epically Palestine’d | Yallah! Undeground

Shattuck Cinemas
October 15, 2016 7:15 pm