The Cyclocross Meeting (15)

15:30 / This film about the current US and Japanese cycloscross scene will be screened with a selection of short from our Bicycle Film Festival

16 October 2010
Cinema 1

Standard - £8.50 online (£10.50 full price) / Barbican Members - £6.50 online (£8.50 full price) / Concessions £7.50 / Under 15 £5.50

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All in My Head
When mountain biking to music, the right track can make you ride faster, take it easy, and even keep you pedalling to the rhythm. Two of the best things in the world working together: riding and music.
Australia 2009 Dir. Matt Devine 2 min.

Ciclici Flussi Urbani (Urban Cycle Flows)
Through the sleepy foggy night of Milan you can see the bicycles, the lights reflecting off the windows of the shops and the streets among the arches of the city.
Italy 2010 Dir. Matteo Mattana 3 min.
In Italian with English subtitles.

Red Hook Crit 3 2010
The Red Hook Criterium is an unsanctioned bicycle race through a desolate post-industrial area of Brooklyn. Track bikes are mandatory and the field consists of national class racers, bike messengers, and urban cyclists. On 20 March 2010 a crew of 8 filmmakers followed key racers and event organisers throughout the day leading up to the race.
US 2010 Dir. Benny Zenga 10 min.

Match Day
A short documentary about cycling speedway, the UK sport started after WWII at former bombsites and based on motorcycle speedway.
UK 2009 Dir. Fiona Collins 3 min.

A.N.T. Bike Mike Makes an A.N.T. Bike
An observational documentary on bicycle builder Mike Flannigan of Alternative Needs Transportation, fabricating and assembling one of his custom bicycles in his one-man shop from start to finish.
US 2010 Dir. Zachary Lee 14 min.

The Cyclocross Meeting
A film about the currently exploding US cyclocross scene, and the emerging Japanese cyclocross scene. The Cyclocross Meeting follows Barry Wicks and Adam Mcgrath to top US races in New Jersey and Oregon, and then to Japan, where they compete with seven times Japanese National Champion Keiichi Tsujiura, and the up and coming talent Yu Takenouchi. Also featuring 35 year veteran bicycle framebuilder Nakagawa. US / Japan 2010 Dir. Brian Vernor 49 min.
With English subtitles.

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See the winning film from TfLís Cycling Revolution film competition

The winning entry to TfLís Cycling revolution competition will be unveiled at a free public screening during the Bicycle Film Festival on Saturday 16th October between 5-6pm at the Barbican.

Filmmakers were invited to capture the spirit of Londonís cycling revolution by creating a three-minute short film with the winner scooping a £1,000 cash prize courtesy of Fisher Outdoor, makers of TfLís bspoke cycling range.

The entries included a music video, homage to the tandem bicycle and a couple of quirky examples of how Barclays Cycle Hire can aid the path to true love.

This event is part of:
The Bicycle Film Festival 2010

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