The Koalition spoke to Brown and Winkler about their journey which reintroduces the world to this art.
His name is Jongnic Bontemps, remember it. In the very near future, it’s going to be popping up a lot.
First-time feature filmmakers Winkler and Brown initially set out to make a documentary about the death of roller skating. They were already busy shooting, however, when two young skaters rolled up to set them straight. “Skating’s not dying!” they insisted. “It just went underground.”
8th April saw the announcement of the Tribeca 2018 Audience Award winners. To Dust, written and directed by Shawn Snyder, was honoured with the Narrative award and United Skates, directed by Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown, was given the Documentary award.
The 17th Tribeca Film Festival has revealed two of its Audience Awards, tapping the Shawn Snyder-written and directed To Dust for its Narrative award, and the Dyana Winkler/Tina Brown directed United Skates for the Documentary award.
– An infectious documentary about roller skating takes the audience award (docs) at Tribeca.
‘United Skates’ directors Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler discuss their electrifying, heartbreaking film.
“There was a turning point when we just said, ‘We’re going to stop listening to other people’s advice.”
– Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown delve into the endangered future of an American pastime, while revealing its racist past in this must-see doc.
Tonight, the Tribeca Film Festival announced the winners of their two audience awards for both narrative and documentary films. Shawn Snyder’s To Dust took home the narrative award, while United Skates, directed and produced by Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown, won for documentary.
The Tribeca Film Festival has announced this year’s Audience Award winners:Shawn Snyder’s “To Dust” is taking home the Narrative prize, whileDyana Winkler and Tina Brown’s “United Skates” has claimed the Documentary award.
Do you know anything about the Black skating culture in this country? In the new documentary “United Skates,” now screening at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, you have an opportunity to peek inside this subculture and frankly be amazed. It’s dope.
– Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown shine a light on a nationwide black roller-skating scene that is now threatened.
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– Since the first Tribeca Film Festival in 2002, its most famous co-founder, Robert De Niro, has played a part in the annual event. This year, he will be onstage interviewing an actor with whom he has frequently shared screen time of late, Bradley Cooper. But he’s also a movie fan excited about the lineup.
– EXCLUSIVE: We’re getting an exclusive first look at United Skates, a documentary produced and directed by first-time feature filmmakers Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown, ahead of its world premiere at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival.
– EXCLUSIVE: Get Lifted Film Co. partners John Legend, Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius have come aboard as executive producers of United Skates, a documentary produced and directed by first-time feature filmmakers Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown. The feature-length pic is having its world premiere later this month at the Tribeca Film Festival in the Documentary Competition section.