OTHER Side of Skating
Friday, December 4 – 7:00 to 9:30pm
Avocados and Coconuts – 1417 15th Street, San Francisco
Join us for a night of films featuring lady skateboarders, a Q&A, and free beer (21+). FREE entry, but we will be collecting donations for Skate Like a Girl. www.skatelikeagirl.com
Getting Nowhere Faster is the original all lady skateboarding film. Getting Nowhere Faster was produced in 2004 by Villa Villa Cola, a collective of artists, skaters and surfers. Some members include Tiffany Campbell, Lisa Whitaker, Nicole Morgan, Alex White, Lori D, and more. Getting Nowhere Faster features skaters like Vanessa Torres, Amy Caron, Alex White, Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins, and many more. villavillacola.com/vvc
Quite Your Day Job (extended trailer) features female skateboarders, and it is scheduled for release in February 2016. Director, Monique O’Toole, worked at Meow Skateboards and was a skate instructor before becoming a freelance filmmaker. Quit Your Day Job is her debut film.
Skate Like a Girl is a volunteer driven nonprofit that aims to create an inclusive skateboarding community. They empower all ages and abilities by hosting skate dates, clinics, summer camps, shows, and events. So far they have chapters in the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Portland.skatelikeagirl.com
Thanks Avocados and Coconuts for donating your radical space, and to Lagunitas for donating delicious brews! (avocadosandcoconuts.comlagunitas.com)
Be sure to check out the Skate Like a Girl Skate Date before the event at SOMA skate park from 4:00 to 6:00! www.skatelikeagirl.com/event-schedule
All ages are welcome, so bring a friend!