I Am Thalente

I Am Thalente (2015)

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2015-06-15
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 7 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 28min
  • Language: isiZulu
  • Production Company: UX Entertainment Group
  • Production Country: South Africa, United States of America
  • Director: Natalie Johns
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Homeless since the age of nine, South African skateboarder Thalente Biyela travels to the US to pursue his dream of becoming a professional skateboarder. Through his eyes, we experience what it takes to rise up out of circumstance and escape a lifetime on the streets.

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  • Thalente Biyela

    as Himself
  • Tony Hawk

    as Himself
  • Kenny Anderson

    as Himself
  • Felipe Gustavo

    as Himself
  • Colin Kennedy

    as Himself
  • Guy Mariano

    as Himself
  • Hugh Masekela

    as Himself
  • Lance Mountain

    as Himself
  • Sirsa Shekim

    as Himself
  • Tom Asta

    as Himself
Production Jason B. Bergh Executive Producer
Writing Natalie Johns Writer
Directing Natalie Johns Director