Netflix has acquired the global rights to “Desert Dolphin” from Statepark Films and Mac Productions, a coming of age story of a teen girl in rural India, whose life changes when she learns to skateboard. The logline: Logline: Prerna, a teenager growing up in rural India, comes of age when she’s introduced to the sport of skateboarding. As a result, she has to fight the odds to follow her dreams and compete in the national championship.
Director Manjari Makijany makes her feature directorial debut in “Desert Dolphins.”
“Desert Dolphin” joins Netflix’s growing slate of live action family films featuring kids and teens, which includes recent releases “Feel the Beat,” “The Main Event” and 2019 comedy Tall Girl, directed by Nzingha Stewart.