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Skid Row Marathon

Skid Row Marathon is a movie starring David Askew, Rafael Cabrera, and Mody Diop. A criminal court judge starts a running club on L.A.'s skid row, where he trains a motley group of homeless people to run international marathons.

Running Time
1 hours 25 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Mark Hayes
Writer
Mark Hayes
Actors
Rebecca Hayes, Rafael Cabrera, Mody Diop, David Askew
Country
USA, Ghana, Italy
Year
2017
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A criminal court judge starts a running club on L.A.'s notorious skid row. The club's members, comprised of homeless drug addicts, a recovering single mom and an paroled murderer, consider themselves among those least likely to succeed. As they train together to run in international marathons, they learn to dream big as they are re-acquainted with their own dignity.

Comments about documentary «Skid Row Marathon» (13)

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Amy

I don't know what more to say about this film other than it really shows the power of consumerism. I am a big fan of hip hop and at times like these I need to vent. I'm from East Bay. I don't have a family but my friends are like my family. This movie is a complete work of art. It shows the real world and how people who have been involved in the hip hop culture have been very damaged. We are forced to take drugs and be on the streets and this film is the truth. It's so disturbing and so real. If you have any compassion at all please watch this movie. I promise you will be touched.

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Sandra D.

This movie is awesome. I had to see this movie after seeing a few of my friends who were sick from over-use of their prescriptions for the pain killer. I am now a doctor and have worked with some of the families of the people that were killed and has now started using my new knowledge of medicine to help these families. If you are tired of hearing from your doctors that their can not give you pain killers that are not filled with codeine or any opiates, then you will love this movie. It will also help you understand how your pain killer addiction is not a good thing. I have never seen a movie that could tell you so much about your loved ones from the pain they are in. I would recommend this movie to anyone who loves to see a good movie about a topic that will make them think and make them think about their own lives.

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Amber

Just saw this again on YouTube, with the best version of the film available. Even with the splices in, it's still incredible. At the start, we have the young boy of two sisters being brutalized by his parents, who are having problems with debt. At the end, we see a young man living with his mother, who is trapped in a single bedroom and child's bedroom. The film starts with this boy and his mother, who are in the middle of a struggle to raise their daughter. As the film progresses, we learn more and more about the whole family, who is fleeing from a war-torn country. At the end, we see a large truck being driven down a road. In the middle of the road, we see a room. Inside, we see the same room we saw earlier in the film, with the same mattress, clothing and things. We see a man in a wheelchair. We see the father and his mother. The father wants his son to get married, but the son doesn't feel the same way. Eventually, the father is forced to sell the apartment to get money to support his son. This film is absolutely incredible. The amount of footage is amazing. You'll have to see it to know the story behind the film.

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Jessica

As a huge fan of this film, I was astounded at how little I knew about it. I went to see it, and I was more excited about going than I was the film. I learned more about the life of David Nolte in the first hour of the film than I did in the entire film. If you are looking for a simple story of survival, drugs, relationships, and the tragedy of the period, you should definitely see it.

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Alice Kennedy

This is a powerful, inspirational documentary about a very well known professional poker player and her remarkable life experiences. It's not enough to just learn about poker; you have to be a fan of the game, or at least an enthusiast. This is the case with Jill Filipovic. She was the first professional player to ever play live poker on TV. The question many people ask is, "Why did she do it?" The answer is simple: "Because I love it." It is clear that she loves the game. It's the same love that motivates all the other poker players she interviews. She is a wonderful, engaging, and inspiring woman. I look forward to seeing more of her. I also look forward to a "Big Money."

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Dennis A.

I have never seen a documentary that so truly enthralled me. This documentary was not just a documentary but a powerful story and amazing interviews. I encourage everyone to watch this film. I can honestly say that it is not only one of the best documentaries I have ever seen but it has made me a better person. This documentary touches on topics like addiction, depression, anger, depression, and even suicide. It also has a lot of laughs as well. This documentary is the epitome of great documentaries that are worth seeing. I recommend this documentary to anyone. The Oscars this year have been great but I'm hoping that the Academy Awards this year will be just as great.

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Joseph

When I first saw this film, it was about three years ago. I still remember, the time I was sitting there with my friends with hands over our eyes and my heart stopped for a second. And that moment still is the strongest emotion I can feel with the one I still have a connection with today. This film has a unique and beautiful touch that has made me want to read the book by the same title. I wish you to watch the film, and see if you can find the film as well. Its a must-see for any true film lover. So do it!

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Nancy

This is one of those rare documentary that you won't find in any other. If you are a history buff or not, this is one of the most interesting movies I have seen in a long time. It tells the story of a successful business in the ghetto in Brooklyn. The focus is on the other side of the business and a few people who found themselves in similar positions. The theme is that business can be a means of survival, but not a shortcut. It seems like this business is directly affected by the ghetto conditions. They have a lot of problems, but the way they got around that is the best thing in the whole world. They have a lot of resources that they must work to develop. People don't know how to use the resources, so they use them. The other side of the business is not seen, which makes the movie a little bit more realistic. I think they are making a big mistake to hide the business behind the movie. They should talk more about the business and more about the people who are doing business with them. It's not like a movie, you just see the business, you don't get to know a lot about the people behind the business. I think the movie is great, but it's not the best documentary of all time.

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Nicole

Great documentary that the director made for his 2 year old daughter. I know that we have to write more about drugs, but this is the first documentary that I have seen that really shows the problems of the people in the drug business. It doesn't shy away from the bad things that are happening, but it also doesn't try to blame the people that are using drugs because there is no truth to it. They are showing people that are using drugs but they are showing them in a way that makes them feel like they could be cured. I highly recommend this documentary to anyone. The director used to be a drug dealer but he was forced to sell his drugs because of the situation he was in and the only way he could get money for drugs was to make people think that drugs are good for them. The best part of the documentary is that the director didn't try to be funny but he just showed how bad the drug business is and how it really affects people and their families. It makes me feel sad to see how people are getting hooked on drugs and how they are getting hurt and killed. This documentary is really something that I think everyone should see because it is really something that is not meant to be a joke or to make money. It is really sad because I really like this director but he really screwed up. 10/10

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Evelyn W.

I was at the St Louis VRL in 2015 when my team went over to see the Backstreet Boys. The guys who played Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, and his brother "Biggie" put on one of the greatest live performances I've ever seen. They kept their "Big Brother" fame and some of their award nominations. This movie was kind of a follow up to that performance. I felt the same way that I felt when I first saw the boys on stage. I think they're still the greatest live performers on the planet. Their music is still the best. I think they can play this stuff in a stadium. They have such good songs and they are a group of people who really care about what they do. They're such a group of super superstars. I was extremely impressed with this movie. I think it really shows that not every celebrity is there for their celebrity. They're there to be a performer, to help entertain the fans and entertain themselves. I think it should be a movie for everyone. And the movie really shows how that goes from the stage to the audience. I was surprised to see that Snoop had a short movie after this. It was also a short movie that was also a live performance. They were talking about life and how to manage it. And of course, the live shows are the main thing that makes them great. They've got so many songs and they're still one of the greatest groups of performers I've ever seen. I think people should just go to their shows and see them. It shows their life and how they have to make it on their own. And I think it will make you love the Backstreet Boys. They're a family. The kids are there to see the Backstreet Boys, but they're also there to see Snoop Dogg, Biggie and Dre. I've been a fan of Snoop Dogg for years. I think his song "Doggystyle" is one of the best ever. I think it's one of his best songs ever. I think his fans will love this movie because they'll see this, but they also will love him. I think it's a good movie. I think it should be a lot bigger because it's a little over 3 hours long. I think it's just a little bit too long. I think it's just a little bit long. I was excited to see the movie because I thought that it would be great. I just think it was a little too long. I don't know what they were thinking when they made this movie. I'm not a big fan of The Backstreet Boys, but I think they did a great job with the movie. I think this movie is a good film because it shows the ups and downs of fame and not the struggles, but the ups and downs. I think it shows that if you're passionate about something, and you work really hard and you're willing to do whatever it takes to get the thing that you're passionate about, then I think you can accomplish a lot in the world.

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David

This film, by and large, is very interesting and very well done. The first hour is very much in the vein of Kip Thorne's work. From the very first moment you are interested in the subject matter and just cannot look away from the screen. The direction is very sharp, the performances excellent and the editing very good. I was pleasantly surprised to see this has made it to the top 250 at all, when I have looked at the top 250 films. I have not heard of any of the directors who have made it to the top 250 list. I have come to the conclusion that if you are willing to take a chance and watch a different genre, this film is very worthy of a view. I give this film an 8 out of 10.

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Bobby

I think the movie was about 45 minutes too long. I just loved it. No matter what your thoughts are on abortion, abortion is about the mother and the life of the mother. The entire point of the movie is how to get your mother to stop hurting you and make a better life for you. To me it was about 2 hours of great music and great action. And when you watch it, you won't be thinking about abortion or abortion providers and abortion laws. You'll be thinking about how you can have a better life for you and your mom. That's what this movie is about. A mother wanting to make the best out of her life and raise her daughter the best way she can. This movie makes me very proud to be an American. I think it is a great movie and I would recommend it to everyone.

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Judy R.

The success of "Saving Face" led to more black men being recorded in the police blotter, so I was interested to learn how some of the episodes of "Saving Face" were portrayed in the book "Blood Brothers" by George Smith, Jr. "Saving Face" is the story of four black men who serve at least one year in prison after being convicted of shooting a white man in their church parking lot. Their stories are not about what happened after the shooting, but how their lives became changed because of it. The events were not specific to New York City. They were all stories about black men in general, but the telling was of a different city. The focus of this book is black men serving time in New York City. I am not sure how much of this book is true, but I have never heard of it being told, so I don't know how accurate the story is. The book was based on interviews with a few men who served time at Rikers Island, and it was almost a documentary. You can tell that the men who were interviewed were not always happy with their cases, but were trying to focus on what they wanted to do. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in the justice system.