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LOS ANGELES– Screening of United Skates at the Hammer Mueum followed by Q&A with the Filmmaker

February 13, 2019 @ 11:30 am1:30 pm

Free

LOS ANGELES–As the country’s last standing roller rinks are threatened with closure, United Skates (supported by California Humanities) spotlights a community of thousands who fight in a racially charged environment to save the underground African American subculture of roller skating. This “kaleidoscopically vibrant” (Variety) documentary examines an underappreciated world that has been formative to black music and culture. (2018, dir. Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown, 90 min.)

A Q&A with director Dyana Winkler follows. 

Wednesday, February 13th 

7:30 pm

Ticketing: Free tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person; first come, first served.  
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing until 15 minutes before the program. Learn more about Hammer Museum membership.
Parking: 
Parking is available under the museum. Rates are $7 for the first three hours with museum validation, and $3 for each additional 20 minutes, with a $20 daily maximum. There is a $7 flat rate after 6 p.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends. Cash only.

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Details

Date:
February 13, 2019
Time:
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2019/02/united-skates-with-qa/

Venue

Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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Website:
https://hammer.ucla.edu