‘Melodi’ Shines a Light on the Contemporary Atlanta Scene

From the birth of Underworld Element right through the Grant Taylor era, Atlanta has had a thriving skate scene for decades. Eli Awbrey’s Melodi provides a 17-minute glimpse into its current state. With filming and editing cues taken from Bill Strobeck, Fucking Awesome, and Quasi, Awbrey’s new film is a pleasure to watch; and the skating is top-notch. Have a look at the soul food the next generation is cooking up in Atlanta’s streets above.