There’s no question it’s impact on popular culture, but having BAM, one of the most established film institutions in the city, dedicate a series to films about skateboarding is a nice surprise. September 6th through the 23rd, the Brooklyn Academy of Music Cinematek will feature 19 films part of their series “Skateboarding Is Not a Crime” spanning six decades of films about skateboarding. The series will include notable films by Larry Clark, Stacy Peralta and even Spike Jonze’s ‘Yeah Right!’ for Girl Skateboards. The entire line up and schedule is listed on the BAM website.
We are proud to launch a new microsite dedicated to shining a light on the crew of dedicated skateboarders that we call our team: Brian Delatorre, Gino Iannucci, Aaron Herrington, Brian Clarke, Lee Smith, Keith Denley, Scott Johnston, Curtis Rapp, Dustin Eggeling, Nick Sassa and Richard Quintero. Keep up to date with team rider profiles, interviews, videos and skate press coverage. Check out the new skate team site at dqmnewyork.com/team.