From “Jonathan Mehring’s short documentary follows two young Palestinians who have found freedom in skateboarding while surrounded by walls & barbed wire and facing harassment from Israeli authorities and their own families & communities.”

Pockets of Resistance

John Kottke brings an important notice to a documentary about a couple of Palestinian youth seeking to express their freedom through skateboarding, while under the constant reminder of occupation by Israeli forces.

The film is available on youtube at:

The Instagram account, walls_film, shows various cuts and images of the movie, and seems like a good place to keep up.

It’s possible to support this project on donation page.

Tweet: Walls cannot keep us from flying— seeking personal freedom while skateboarding under occupation