Montreal BFF Program 3 - URBAN BIKE SHORTS
Urban Bike Shorts
USA 2009 | 24p HD DVCPRO 5min.
Dir. Luke Stiles & Christian Thormann
Having fun riding on the streets with friends.
ONE LESS HORSE
France 2009 | Video 3min.
Dir. Yorgo Tloupas, Benjamin Seroussi & Patrice Meignan
Three horse polo players go head to head with three bike polo players.
USA 2004 | DV 4min.
Dir. Neistat Brothers
This is a study of stealing bikes in New York City.
UK 2009 | DVCPRO HD 10min.
Dir. Brendan McNamee
Like an instruction manual on bike polo, but with the pages out of order.
USA 1985 | 16mm 7min.
Dir. Ari Taub
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, theres nothing Jimmy cant handle, or is there?
UK 2009 | HD 4min.
Dir. Rick Symonds & Roddy Macintyre
Spend a whole evening with a cyclist in London condensed to a few moments with time-lapse.
PIXEL GEAR BIKES!!! RIDE SAFE, RIDE FAST, RIDE FREE
Spain 2009 | VIDEO 1min.
Dir. Simon Bericua Lopez
Pixel Gear Bikes!!! Is an animation based on Paperboy2 videogame sprites.
USA 2008 | DV 7min.
Dir. Neistat Brothers and Tom Sachs
Tom Sachs rides his Waffle Bike to Brooklyn.
Japan 2009 | DVD 4min.
Dir. Kazuto Nakamura & Ikuma Ootsuba
Yokohama fixed gear riders having fun with friends.
MADE IN QUEENS
USA 2008 | 10min
Dir. Joe Stevens & Nicolas Randall
In Queens, a group of teens from Trinidad attached speakers to their bikes. The music was never quite loud enough and they had to go bigger and bigger with the sound systems.
USA 2007 | DV 3min.
Dir. Neistat Brothers
The Neistat Brothers make a movie for the BFF every year. Here is an apology.
ITALY/USA 2008 | Video 3min.
Dir. Robert Chynoweth
Italian cyclist Giuliano Calore (aka Cyclist of the Impossible) rides on Europes steepest mountain roads playing different musical instruments along the way.
THE SCRAPER BIKE KING
USA 2009 | 16mm 13min.
Dir. Rafael Flores
The inspirational story of Bay-be Champ, the original creator of the scraper bike movement in Oakland, CA.
BROADWAY BOMBER/BRIDGE BATTLE
USA 2009 | HD 11min.
Dir. Lucas Brunelle
Lucas never ceases to amaze viewers with the first person perspective video from his helmet-cams. Close calls and dangerous streets shows urban cycling at its finest.
ANIMA D'ACCIAIO (SOUL OF STEEL)
USA/Italy 2009 | HD 11min.
Dir. Daniel Leeb
Very few master frame builders are left. Join us for a portrait of Giovanni Pelizzoli, aka Ciocc.
National Film Board of Canada
1564 St Denis
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|