Black America on Wheels

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The documentary “United Skates” looks at black communities formed around roller skating across America and the struggle to keep rinks open against a wave of closures. Filmmakers Dyana Winkler & Tina Brown capture a dazzling display of regional skating styles. The film won the Tribeca Audience Award and comes to HBO on February 18.

Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers

For more information, click here to visit the film web site.

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