This is part of Filmed By Bike 2017
Filmed by Bike features the world’s best bike movies. The 2017 Opening Night includes two amazing different programs (A and B) that showcase an inspiring mix of fun-loving bike stories. From documentaries to animated shorts, sink into your theater seat as you lose yourself in the creative world of bikes.
For Thousands of Miles | 2:30
Erica Hampton – Running Springs, California
Straddling the line between documentary and fiction, this road movie covers one man’s bike journey across America in search of something meaningful.
Velo Visionaries – Alicia Tapia | 7:38
Kristin Tieche – San Francisco, California
A profile of Alicia Tapia, the creator of Bibliobicicleta, a free library on wheels that can be found weekly in San Francisco’s Panhandle district.
Giro d’Italia – Ciao Bambino | :30
Onesal – Tokyo, Japan
Right Foot First: Neil MacGillivray | 3:11
Jack Willison / Dropshack – Glasgow, Scotland
Ride along with the fancy footwork and mad skills of Neil MacGillivray on the streets of Glasgow.
Toer | 2:23
Jasmijn Cedee – Merelbeke, Belgium
A playful and abstract handpainted and animated dedication to track racing. This piece was created in honor of Kuipke, a wooden indoor track in Ghent, Belgium.
Pedal To Peaks 2: Norway | 9:10
Brody Leven – Salt Lake City, Utah
Grand adventure, mishaps and all.
Maurice Burton – The Cyclist | 2.59
Richard Round-Turner and George Daniell – London, Great Britain
A portrait of racer Maurice Burton – why he gave his life to cycling, and what it means to him now.
On Your Mind | 3:12
Yulia Nemova – Moscow, Russia
Tireless biking through Ireland.
Red Hook Crit Milano 2016 | 4:38
Ciprian Ciocoiu – Bucharest, Romania
A glimpse at the passion and intensity of the Red Hook Criterium in Milan.
L’Astuce Vin | 3:23
Matthew J. Nemer – Nashville, Tennessee
What is a bicycle pump if not the only tool to assuage life’s suffering?
Tallest Race on Two Wheels | 3:54
Josh Davidsburg, Stewie Mullen and George Stewart Jr. – Norfolk, Virginia
The National Cluster Spires High Wheel Race is a one-of-a-kind high-wheel or penny-farthing bike race, attracting thousands of fans. Participants range from serious bike racers to costumed riders in it for the fun of it. They ride laps through the historic district of Frederick, Maryland, cheered on by the crowds.
Tourment | 1:05
Treat Studios – London, Great Britain
Le Tour de France is arguably the most famous endurance event in the world, where competitors push their bodies to breaking point and beyond. This short animated piece reflects on the intensity of the race.