Skate Iran – Perceptions of Persia


    Åkare: Nassim Lachhab, Jaakko Ojanen & Carlos Cardeñosa
    Film & redigering: Boris Proust

    Nassim Lachhab, Jaakko Ojanen and Carlos Cardeñosa meet up with the local skaters in Tehran before embarking on a 500km skate mission through Isfahan and Shiraz.

    Iran is not a country you’d normally associate with skateboarding, but in fact there’s been a small presence in the capital city, Tehran, since the 1970s, when a German visitor got a local sparked on the idea.It has only been relatively recently, though, that Tehran, and to a lesser extent the city of Isfahan, have become home to small but vibrant skate scenes.



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