Cycling Legends + BFF Greatest Hits (15*)

17:30 / New films by three acclaimed British filmmakers and timeless hits from various years of the Bicycle Film Festival

17 October 2010
Cinema 1


Tickets:
£8.50 online / £10.50 full price; Members £6.50 online / £8.50 full price; Concessions £7.50; Under 15 £5.50

subject to availability
 sold out



Ski Boys
The lost reels of the Ski Boys, which document their inventive exploits in rural Ontario during the early 70’s.
Canada 2006 Dir. Benny Zenga 8 min.

A New Challenge
This short by perrennial contributors and friends the Neistat Brothers. Van challenges his studio manager Oscar Boyson to a bi-unicycle challenge.
US 2010 Dir. Neistat Brothers Video 2 min.

Bike Ride
James rides his bike 50 miles to see his girlfriend, who dumps him. He rides home.
US 2000 Dir. Tom Schroeder 6 min.

D'acciao
A portrait of the legendary framebuilder Dario Pegoretti.
UK 2010 Dir. Ben Ingham 15 min.

Belle Epoch
Italian cyclist Giuliano Calore (aka ‘Cyclist of the Impossible’) rides on Europe’s steepest mountain roads playing different musical instruments along the way.
Italy/US 2008 Dir. Robert Chynoweth 3 min.

Some Things Ride a Bicycle
A series of chalkboard animations of various funny objects riding bicycles.
US 2006 Dir. Chris Jolly ­ Video 1 min.

A Throw of the Dice
Run your fingers through the topsoil in this region of Northern France and you are likely to find shrapnel and splintered bones. The Paris-Roubaix has been shaped by this history, and so too was Johan Museeuw’s brush with fate in the Forest of Arenberg.
UK Dir. Nick Livesey 14 min.

On Time
This comedy classic short, shown worldwide, marked the debut of director/screenwriter Ari Taub and captured the spirit of low budget filmmaking in New York City. Jimmy, a bicycle messenger from the Albatross Courier Company, takes us through the streets and boroughs of New York to deliver a package ‘on time’. Braving the perilous city streets, there’s nothing Jimmy can’t handle, or is there?
US 1985 Dir. Ari Taub 7 min.

Two Broad Arrows
A short film that reflects the spirit and drive of Sean Kelly, and the sense of possibility. A man that knows how to suffer, his spirit identifies with the potential of youth. Two Broad Arrows is about confidence, discovery and learning how to try.
UK Dir. Adrian Moat 14 min.

Anima D’acciaio (Soul of Steel)
A Portrait of the legendary Italian Frame Builder Giovanni Pelizzoli aka ‘Ciocc’. Ciocc shares his wisdom and life story while hand building a revolutionary new frame for urban fixed gear cycling. Ciocc demonstrates that the tradition and craft of frame building’s Golden age can be re-born and push the technical frontier of Cycling’s future. Also features Ed ‘Wonka’ Laforte and Antonio Colombo with an original soundtrack by Blonde Redhead’s Amedeo Pace and Simone Pace.
US/Italy 2009 Dir. Daniel Leeb 11 min.

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* Local Classification

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