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

Ideology

Ideology

Pera Museum’s  Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition curated by Ali Akay and Alenka Gregorič brings together contemporary artists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia. 

Midnight Horror Stories:  The Moon Pool

Midnight Horror Stories: The Moon Pool

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 fourth story is by Işın Beril Tetik! The stories will be published online throughout the exhibition. Stay tuned!

Journey to the East

Journey to the East

Pera Museum presents an exhibition of French artist Félix Ziem, one of the most original landscape painters of the 19th century. This week we are sharing Ziem’s work inspired by Istanbul and “the East”!