PROGRAM 1 // 5.30PM //
UK 2012 | Digital SLR 2min. Dir. Robin Hexstatic (Robin Brunson)
A fast and frivolously fun take on a classic by Ninjatune’s Hexstatic.
STEFAN AND SIMONE
Spain 2011 | HD 4min. Dir. Matty Lambert
Pro BMX teammates Stefan Lantschner & Simone Barraco, escaped the colder climate of Italy for a winter in the year-round street-haven of Barcelona.
Italy/Germany 2012 | HD 10min. Dir. Kristian Walter Ansand & Martin Gilluck
Amidst the seemingly endless fields of the Po Valley lies Villa Rocca –a 20 people strong community, dominated by a 500-year-old, inexorably crumbling castle. For one day a year, the morbid and almost magical place comes to life. A colorful bunch of velophile Italians convert the castle grounds into a single speed cyclocross course.
USA 2011 | HD 6min. Dir. Amanda Zackem
Georgena Terry, founder of Terry bicycles, revolutionized the women’s biking industry by creating a bike frame specific to a woman’s body. This is the story of how she got her start and the challenges within the women’s biking movement.
ENGLAND 2012 | Digital 10min. Dir. Justin Chadwick
A man, coming to terms with the loss of his son, works a branch into a perfect block of wood and installs it into a velodrome track as a memorial. He rides the track on his son’s bike, making the journey his son never could. Boy stars respected British actor Timothy Spall, whose works include Secrets and Lies and Harry Potter.
KEIRIN: LEADER DON’T CRASH
Japan 2011 | HD 6min. Dir. Jonathan de Villiers
Photographer-filmmaker Jonathan de Villiers takes a look inside the fast paced and lucrative world of Japan’s Keirin cycling phenomenon.
Italy/USA 2008 | Video 3min. Dir. Robert Chynoweth
Italian cyclist Giuliano Calore (aka “Cyclist of the Impossible”) rides on Europe’s steepest mountain roads playing different musical instruments along the way.
TRANS ANDES CHALLENGE
USA/Chile 2011 | HD 8min. Dir. Brian Vernor
Following an international team, Jamis Bicycles, this film documents the life of professional racers as they explore the people, food, and countryside of Chile. Watch as they train in the breath-taking mountains of the Patagonia region, and ultimately compete in the grueling competition known as the Trans Andes Challenge.
LE TOUR DE KAGAWA
Japan 2011 | HD 7 min. Dir. Nobuhiko Tanabe
A group of young foodies travel as far as necessary for a bowl of udon.
PHILIPPA AND NANCY
Scotland 2011 | Digital SLR 8min. Dir. Paul Whyte, Ciarra Barry, Claire McInnes, & Nora Smyth
Where does one find love in the modern world? In night clubs? On the internet? Best friends Philippa and Nancy have tried all that, without success. Now they turn to their bicycles to try a new method . . .
Scotland 2011 | HD SLR 20min. Dir. Felipe Bustos Sierra
Based on a true story, an Edinburgh rickshaw driver determined to make enough money before his knees are permanently damaged, takes on one last grueling job – a journey to the highest point in town, the Edinburgh Castle.