United Skates (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

United Skates (2018)




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When America's last standing roller rinks are threatened with closure, a community of thousands battle in a racially charged environment to save an underground subculture-- one that has remained undiscovered by the mainstream for generations, yet has given rise to some of the world's greatest musical talent.


Critic Reviews for United Skates

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

This kaleidoscopically vibrant, essential-viewing survey plunges audiences into a dazzling underground scene, celebrating the endangered art form it finds there.

April 26, 2018 | Full Review…

Makes you want to see if those old skates are still buried in the closet.

April 20, 2018 | Full Review…

Charming, informative, and a little heartbreaking.

April 19, 2018 | Full Review…

The film is more than skating, more than the intricate and beautiful motions these skaters demonstrate. It documents community and racial pride, pride that comes from not only black culture, but from black owned businesses as well.

October 12, 2018 | Full Review…

...[an] exceedingly entertaining and genuinely revealing look into a roller-skating subculture that I frankly knew next to nothing about.

October 10, 2018 | Full Review…

'United Skates' gives a compassionate and in-depth look into the historical and cultural legacy of skating within African-American communities across the nation.

September 22, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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