Think “Mad Maxx,” only slightly less dystopian. There’s even a destruction derby-style finale, where the cars become obstacles for the skaters to ride.
Directed by well-know skateboard artist/photographer/filmmaker Thomas Campbell, the documentary was shot on 16-mm film over the past seven years and follows two cars (a ’70s Cadillac and black Ford station wagon) each with a collection of skaters on a road trip that includes stops through the central San Joaquin Valley — including Bakersfield and Visalia, where the film gets a screening Friday at Cellar Door.
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Joshua Tehee covers breaking news for The Fresno Bee, with a focus on entertainment and a heavy emphasis on the Central Valley music scene. You can see him share the area’s top entertainment options Friday mornings on KMPH’s “Great Day” and read more of his work here.
Writers Bill McEwen and Tanya Nichols of Fresno have teamed up on a new book, “Stinger,” which is set in California’s Central Valley. The pair hosts a book launch event Sept. 18, 2019 at Second Space Theater.