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‘Skate Kitchen’ Is a Paean to the Lost Youth of New York City

‘Skate Kitchen’ Is a Paean to the Lost Youth of New York City

Skate Kitchen gives an impressionistic presentation of city skateboarding as a gritty, tribal ritual where women roar as loudly as men and where wayward souls try to forge distinct personalities through loud dress, comic vulgarity, and the crisp imitation of spins and jumps.

Sundance Film Festival 2015: ‘Princess’ and ‘The Wolfpack’

Sundance Film Festival 2015: ‘Princess’ and ‘The Wolfpack’

In the fictional film Princess and the documentary The Wolfpack, a child's resilience might thwart even the most determined of boogey men.