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Oscar narrows down it’s top 15 docs of 2012

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This past Monday the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the short list of 15 finalists for nominations in the best Feature Documentary category. The Feature Documentary award is frequently the cause of heated debate and controversy as the sheer amount of possible nominees ensures that hard hitting critic favorites will be left off.

The final 15 are: (more…)


The ‘Bones Brigade’ are here to tell their own story with their ‘Autobiography’

Better known as a filmmaker nowadays, with acclaimed films like Dogtown and Z-Boys and Riding Giants under his belt, former Z-Boy and Skateboarding Hall of Fame inductee Stacey Peralta brings us his latest project based on his historic mentorship of some of skateboarding’s greatest innovators, Bones Brigade: An Autobiography. A decade after the now seminal Dogtown, and after being pestered by the Brigade members for a Bones Brigade film for almost the same amount of time, Peralta has finally delivered a follow up showing the 1980`s segment of his skateboarding career that saw him move behind the scenes and put young stars in the spotlight.

Bones Brigade: An Autobiography

Starring: Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Rodney Mullen, Lance Mountain, Mike McGill, Tommy Guerrero, Tony Alva, George Powell, Christian Hosoi and Stacey Peralta.

Directed by Stacey Peralta

Bones Brigade: An Autobiography Poster
Photo credit:
Vans/Nonfiction Unlimited Productions

Shortly after retiring from competition, Peralta teamed with business partner George Powell to form Powell-Peralta (more…)