THIS is superb – the full film behind the history of the Romford Skatepark, forty years of stories, concrete, contests, sessions, slams, history, and more… the film itself is now oout on Amazon Video and more, so pull up a comfy chair and check it out – enjoy!
It’s one of the world’s oldest and most unique skateparks, but following a devastating tragedy, it’s financially on it’s knees.
Meet the park’s skaters, BMXers and street artists, who against all the odds, are fighting to keep the park alive for the next generation.
Welcome to London’s Dogtown.
Shot beautifully in stunning 4K this is the first time a feature-length documentary has looked at the early British skateboarding scene and the first generation of skaters and BMX riders from the late seventies and eighties who are still going strong.
Rom Boys features archive footage from the past 40 years and over 30 interviews with some of the worlds biggest names in skate and BMX from yesteryear and some of the best skaters and riders today.
Directed and Shot by : Matt Harris
Original Music by: Fernando Martinez
Sound Design & Mix : Will Berridge / Carlos Hernandez
Executive Producer: Lucy-Emma Harris
Production Company: Pixelwork