Dogtown & Z-Boys

  • September 18, 2014 / 19:00
  • September 27, 2014 / 13:00

Stacy Peralta, USA, 2001, 91’,
English with Turkish subtitles

Skateboarding has crossed over into the mainstream population due in large part to the humble beginnings of a group of eight teenagers in an area of Santa Monica called Dogtown. It was there that this mismatched gang of kids from broken homes formed a group known as the Zephyr Team aka Z-Boys. They rode surfboards in the morning and skateboards in the afternoon and created a style all their own. Shunned by more conventional riders, these kids were social outcasts who were able to express themselves with their bodies in fluid motion. Desperate to ride, they used guerrilla tactics such as illegally skating abandoned swimming pools in upscale Los Angeles neighborhoods.

Screenings can be seen with a discounted museum ticket (8 TL). No reservations taken.

Style Wars

Style Wars

Everybody Street

Everybody Street

Bomb It

Bomb It

Bomb It 2

Bomb It 2

Exit Through  the Gift Shop

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Dogtown &  Z-Boys

Dogtown & Z-Boys

12 O’Clock Boys

12 O’Clock Boys

Inside Out:  The People’s Art Project

Inside Out: The People’s Art Project

Dark Days

Dark Days

Gunnin’  For That #1 Spot

Gunnin’ For That #1 Spot

Brooklyn

Brooklyn

Beats of Freedom

Beats of Freedom

Who Took the Bomp?<br/>Le Tigre on Tour

Who Took the Bomp?
Le Tigre on Tour

Control

Control

We Can’t  Go Home Again

We Can’t Go Home Again

Don’t Expect Too Much

Don’t Expect Too Much

Trailer

Dogtown & Z-Boys

Return from Vienna

Return from Vienna

Józef Brandt harboured a fascination for the history of 17th century Poland, and his favourite themes included ballistic scenes and genre scenes before and after the battle proper –all and sundry marches, returns, supply trains, billets and encampments, patrols, and similar motifs illustrating the drudgery of warfare outside of its culminating moments.

Explore the Museum with the Little Yellow Circle!

Explore the Museum with the Little Yellow Circle!

Published as part of Pera Learning programs, “The Little Yellow Circle (Küçük Sarı Daire)” is a children’s book written by Tania Bahar and illustrated by Marina Rico, offering children and adults to a novel learning experience where they can share and discover together.

Midnight Horror Stories: Pollens, Photosynthesis & Rock ‘N’ Roll <br> Murat Başekim

Midnight Horror Stories: Pollens, Photosynthesis & Rock ‘N’ Roll
Murat Başekim

Pera Museum Blog is launching a new series of creepy stories in collaboration with Turkey’s Fantasy and Science Fiction Arts Association (FABISAD). The Association’s member writers are presenting newly commissioned short horror stories inspired by the artworks of Mario Prassinos as part of the Museum’s In Pursuit of an Artist: Istanbul-Paris-Istanbul exhibition. The third story is by Murat Başekim! The stories will be published online throughout the exhibition. Stay tuned!