Check Russel Houghten’s Video Of Skaters In An Eerily Deserted LA
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Shot in 2014, the short echoes LA’s emptiness during the coronavirus outbreak.

Taking to Instagram to reshare his aptly titled video Urban Isolation, US filmmaker Russel Houghten’s imagining of a desolate LA is hitting an eerily familiar chord with people around the globe. As the coronavirus leaves many of the world’s major cities locked down, footage like this highlights the notion that a city free of cars and crowds is a skateboarder’s delight. Peep it below, but don’t get any big ideas:

Words by Jack Bennett March 23, 2020
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