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The Devil's Toy

  • Shelldale Centre 20 Shelldale Crescent Guelph, ON, N1H 1C8 Canada (map)

Go Skateboarding Day 2019!

Join Energize Guelph and the Guelph Film Festival in celebrating local youth skateboarding culture, as we present the classic 1966 Canadian skateboarding documentary The Devil’s Toy by Claude Jutra and the new skateboarding film Breaking the Crust by the Stumptown Skate Team from Portland, Oregon, as well as a skateboard giveaway, music and more!

Friday, June 21th, 6pm-8pm at Shelldale Centre and Norm Jary Skate Path (20 Shelldale Crescent).

This event is FREE.

About The Devil’s Toy:

It was frowned upon by the constabulary and disapproving adults, but the skateboard gave the youngsters who mastered its technique a thrilling sensation of speed unexcelled by any other pavement sport. Filmed in 1966 on Montréal streets before the elongated roller skate was banned, this film captures the exuberance of boys and girls having the time of their lives in free-wheeling downhill locomotion.

About Breaking the Crust:

Breaking The Crust is a unique and exhilarating take on skate films by Stumptown Coffee Roasters, a Portland, Oregon coffee shop-turned skateboard team sponsor. The Stumptown Skate Team is: Elissa Steamer Silas Baxter-Neal Nick Boserio Chet Childress

Earlier Event: May 26
Taste Reel at The Wooly