Hardwicke, Peralta and the 'Lords of Dogtown'

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Catherine Hardwicke and Stacey Peralta at the NPR West studios in Culver City, Calif.

Catherine Hardwicke and Stacey Peralta at the NPR West studios in Culver City, Calif. Rob Sachs, NPR hide caption

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Alex Chadwick talks with filmmaker Catherine Hardwicke and documentarian and former star skateboarder Stacey Peralta about their new film Lords of Dogtown. The movie explores the origins of the skateboarding movement in the Los Angeles beach town of Venice in the 1970s, and the impact of instant fame on the skaters involved — including Peralta.

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