Annapurna Skatepark

Presenting Ekaterina Anchevskaya & Aryan Ashoori's documentary on the construction of Annapurna Skatepark; the first international standard skatepark in the landlocked Himalayan nation of Nepal. The film covers the three-week construction process, what it means for skateboarding in Nepal and to those who worked to make it a reality, as well as a 4-minute skate part to give you a taste of the park.

  • Ekaterina Anchevskaya
    Director
  • Aryan Ashoori
    Producer
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Genres:
    Sports, Sustainable Development, Skateboarding
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 19 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 5, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Russian Federation
  • Country of Filming:
    Nepal
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Mixed
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • House of Vans
    London
    United Kingdom
    October 5, 2017
  • Delhi Skateboarding Academy
    Delhi
    India
    October 6, 2017
    Delhi Premiere
  • The Cave Skatepark
    Bangalore
    India
    October 6, 2017
    Bangalore Premiere
  • Byrrrh and Skate
    Brussels
    Belgium
    October 12, 2017
    Belgium Premiere
  • ALIS Wonderland Premiere
    Copenhagen
    Denmark
    October 6, 2017
    Denmark Premiere
Director Biography - Ekaterina Anchevskaya

Ekaterina Anchevskaya is a documentary photographer and filmmaker. She has been documenting stories in Eastern Europe, Siberia, the Middle East and Caucasus and the Himalayas. Her work is focused on the lives of those neglected by society and those experiencing hardships, and the connection between humans and the environment. She always tries to build a confiding relationship with characters spending a lot of time with them in order to showcase their emotions and capture the atmosphere of the place. She is interested in studying memory and human behavior in the light of history and political situations.

Ekaterina’s work has been shown in Russia, Spain, Colombia, the UK and other countries. She was awarded with an Environmental Bursary of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain and was selected as one of Getty Reportage Emerging Talents.

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