In Ishtar X Tussilago, filmmaker Maceo Frost captures downhill longboard rider Ishtar Bäcklund and her friends in the majestic mountains of Norway. An inspiring soundtrack from Swedish rock band Tussilago accompanies footage of the group skating by snowfields and rocky outcroppings at breakneck speeds.
Director: Maceo Frost; DoP: Max Larsson & Maceo Frost; Produce: Fred Thurstrup; Rider: Ishtar Bäcklund; Music: Tussilago
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