Parental Guidance

Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids’ 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane’s old-school methods.

Waiting for Lightning

Documentary about the life of skateboarder Danny Way and his attempt at jumping over the Great Wall of China on a skateboard.

BONES BRIGADE: An Autobiography

When six teenage boys came together as a skateboarding team in the 1980s, they reinvented not only their chosen sport but themselves too – as they evolved from insecure outsiders to the most influential athletes in the field.

Unity

Despite the advent of science, literature, technology, philosophy, religion, and so on — none of these has assuaged humankind from killing one another, the animals, and nature. UNITY is a film about why we can’t seem to get along, even after thousands and thousands of years.

I Am Thalente

Thalente Biyela is about to turn 18 and needs to decide what to be when he grows up. His opportunities have been limited – but by 10 years old, his skateboard became a driving force to express himself, escape street-life, and find a community of friends who become family. When a video of Thalente skating is released online, pro-skater Kenny Anderson offers to take the promising star under his wing if he can get himself to America. From the skate parks of Duban, South Africa to Venice, California, Thalente puts his heart and soul to the test to navigate a new world of professional skateboarding and find his place in the world. [Synopsis courtesy of LA Film Festival]

McConkey

“McConkey,” a 90-minute documentary to be released in 2013, is a heartfelt examination of the legacy one athlete left to the progression of his sports, and the path he paved to conquer his dreams. Shane McConkey is revered as the pioneer of freeskiing and ski base jumping, and through his talent and unique outlook on life, he inspired countless lives. In a new film from Red Bull Media House in association with Matchstick Productions, “McConkey” celebrates the life of one of the world’s ultimate innovators