Filmmaker Tyrone D. Dixon celebrates the lively culture of urban jam skating, where participants strap on old-school-style roller skates and hit the rink to show off their dance-inspired moves. Dixon also examines the sport's history, its funk and R&B music and its different regional incarnations -- such as the Detroit Open House style -- but the real joy comes from seeing these skilled skaters get down with it out on the hardwood floor.
Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence.
Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fourth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock 'n' roll.