Meet the Z-Boys - a group of brash street kids from Venice, California's tough Dogtown neighborhood who revolutionized skateboarding with an aggressive in-your-face style that shredded the competition and totally influenced today's extreme sports. Narrated by SEAN PENN and featuring old-school skating footage, a blistering soundtrack and riveting interviews with skateboarding icons TONY ALVA, JAY ADAMS and TONY HAWK, this award-winning documentary is a historic, no-holds-barred, behind-the-scenes look at the birth of a cultural phenomenon, and the inspiration for the thrilling feature film LORDS OF DOGTOWN.
3 day rental • PG-13 • 89 min.
“Dogtown and Z-Boys more than exposes the roots of the skateboarding boom that would become "the punk kids' revolution."
— Slant Magazine
“ Infectiously exuberant.”
— Time Out Magazine
“Quite possibly the best documentary about youth and sport since Hoop Dreams.”
— Empire Magazine
“It's impossible not to admire his joie de vivre -- and this movie's joie de vivre, as well.”
— The Guardian
“Even if you couldn't care less about skateboarding, Dogtown and Z-boys serves up an intriguing slice of American culture.”
— Ebert & Roeper
“A dazzlingly crafted documentary.”
— Entertainment Weekly