An exuberant skate documentary with a social conscience, I AM THALENTE
follows Thalente Biyela, a 17-year-old homeless skateboard prodigy in
South Africa who catches the eye of the professional skate world when a
DIY video of him goes viral. A group of top Pro skaters and figures in
the skate world (including Kenny Anderson and legend Tony Hawk) offer
Thalente support and an opportunity to pursue his dream of skating and
competing in the U.S, rising above his circumstances and helping him
shape his own future.