The Resource Skatopia: : 88 acres of anarchy, (electronic resource)

Skatopia: : 88 acres of anarchy, (electronic resource)

Label
Skatopia: : 88 acres of anarchy
Title
Skatopia:
Title remainder
88 acres of anarchy
Title variation
  • 88 acres of anarchy
  • Eighty-eight acres of anarchy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Skatopia is an Appalachian farm where hardcore skating, punk rock and hillbilly culture collide. Mad-Max style demolition derbies and spontaneous car burning accompany all night skate sessions. Pain is a badge of honor. Tony Hawk calls Skatopia a "rite of passage" for hardcore skaters. Skatopia's owner, Brewce Martin, dreamed of a place where he could live and breathe skating... a place where people forget their "outside" lives by plunging into high-energy craziness. A continual work-in-progress, this rural farm is a mecca for skaters who want to live outside society's rules. "Dictator Brewce", presides over the mayhem like a modern-day Jim Jones. But despite Skatopia's infamy, he scrambles non-stop to keep the farm solvent. Now 40, he's bent on creating a monument to freedom that will outlast him. As filming begins in 2006, Brewce hatches a slew of plans to get out of debt and build crazy new skate terrain. His infectious optimism persists even as misfortunes pile on. But with an unexpected stay in jail, it looks as if the year's great potential is lost. He returns to Skatopia bent on salvaging his income, his relationships and rest of the skating season. The movie celebrates the freedom from everyday life that Skatopia offers, but it also takes a hard look at the flip side of Brewce's energy and charisma. No story-book hero, Brewce can switch from inspiring visionary to bullying cult-leader in seconds. But his fierce pursuit of his dream will inspire even those who have never touched a skateboard
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Laurie House
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Brewce Martin, Dustin Dollin, Benji Galloway, Tony Hawk, Tim Johnson, Bam Margera, Brandon Martin, Lance Mountain, Duane Peters
Runtime
97
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Skatopia: : 88 acres of anarchy, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 97 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT10794004
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
10794004
System control number
(MWT)MWT10794004
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Skatopia: : 88 acres of anarchy, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 97 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT10794004
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
10794004
System control number
(MWT)MWT10794004
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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