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Dogtown and Z-boys

Author: Stacy PeraltaAgi OrsiCraig StecykSean PennVans "Off the Wall" Productions (Firm),All authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Deluxe edView all editions and formats
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Documentary about a gang of kids who virtually revolutionized skateboarding with an aggressive style, awe-inspiring moves and street smarts, and in the process, transformed youth culture forever. Captures the rise of the Zephyr skateboarding team from Venice's Dogtown, a tough "locals only" beach with a legacy of outlaw surfing, who used abandoned swimming pools to sharpen their skills.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
History
Nonfiction films
Sports films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stacy Peralta; Agi Orsi; Craig Stecyk; Sean Penn; Vans "Off the Wall" Productions (Firm),; Agi Orsi Productions,; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm),; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),; Sony Pictures Classics (Firm),
ISBN: 1404977651 9781404977655
Language Note: In English with optional French subtitles; closed-captioned.
OCLC Number: 60194591
Notes: Full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio).
Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
"The birth of extreme"--Container.
Special features: exclusive sneak peek at the theatrical release of Lords of Dogtown; two Webisodes about Lords of Dogtown; alternate ending; director and editor commentary; extended "raw" skate footage.
Credits: Director of photography, Peter Pilafian ; editor, Paul Crowder ; original music, Terry Wilson, Paul Crowder.
Performer(s): Narrator, Sean Penn ; featuring Shogo Kubo, Bob Biniak, Nathan Pratt, Stacy Peralta, Jim Muir, Allen Sarlo, Chris Cahill, Tony Alva, Paul Constantineau, Jay Adams, Peggy Oki, Wentzle Ruml.
Awards: Best Documentary, 2002 Independent Spirit Awards; Best Director and Audience Awards, 2001 Sundance Film Festival; Audience Award, 2001 AFI Film Festival.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; language and some drug references.; Canadian home video rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Start --
Dogtown --
Jeff Ho Surfboards --
Urban graffiti art --
The Zephyr surf team --
Pacific Ocean Park --
The cove --
Aggressive performance ethic --
A brief history --
Cadillac wheels --
Super session --
Five school environments --
Devotion to style --
The birth of vertical --
Riding swimming pools --
Kings for a day --
Capt. Hook and the pirates --
The Del Mar Nationals --
Bought out --
The Dogtown articles --
Paid to skate --
Stacy Peralta --
Jay Adams --
No regrets --
Tony Alva --
The Dogbowl --
Final thoughts --
Where are they now?
Responsibility: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment ; Sony Pictures Classics ; Vans "Off the Wall" Productions ; an AOP production ; directed by Stacy Peralta ; produced by Agi Orsi ; written by Stacy Peralta, Craig Stecyk.

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Documentary about a gang of kids who virtually revolutionized skateboarding with an aggressive style, awe-inspiring moves and street smarts, and in the process, transformed youth culture forever. Captures the rise of the Zephyr skateboarding team from Venice's Dogtown, a tough "locals only" beach with a legacy of outlaw surfing, who used abandoned swimming pools to sharpen their skills.
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