Sneakers Hanging From Overhead Lines



Drug dealer turf markings? Tributes to murdered friends? Tokens of lost virginity? Or just aggressive littering?

The Mystery of Flying Kicks – directed in 2010 by Australian self-confessed ‘sneaker head’ Mathew Bate – seeks the truth behind an urban phenomenon at which most people have wondered and around which an entire subculture has grown up. Sez he:

In an effort to get to the truth once and for all we asked the people of earth to help us solve this mystery. Using an on-line call out and a phone message bank, this documentary was made entirely from donated photographs, phoned-in theories, video, vlogs, and animation.