BFF10 Minneapolis Program 3 THE BIRTH OF BIG AIR
LINE OF SIGHT
USA 2010 | HD/16mm 7 min
Dir. Benny Zenga & Lucas Brunelle
Lucas Brunelle travels the globe documenting alleycat races and every year he presents a new film at the BFF. This year for our tenth anniversary Lucas teams up with Benny Zenga to produce a film that takes it to another level. Lucas is the undisputed master of documenting alleycats. From the vantage point of his custom helmet-cam his footage serves as insight into the best urban riders in the world in their natural element. Now Benny Zenga turns the camera back on Lucas Brunelle to bring a new dimension to this rare talent and 'international man of mystery'.
A NEW CHALLENGE
USA 2010 | VIDEO 2 min
Dir. Neistat Brothers
A short by perennial BFF contributors
and friends, the Neistat Brothers. Van
challenges his studio manager Oscar Boyson
to a bi unicycle challenge
Canada 2010 | HD 8 min
Dir. Jason Gilmore
An inside look at Igor Kenk, "the world's most prolific bicycle thief", according to The New York Times. In summer 2008, Kenk was arrested and nearly 3,000 bicycles were seized in one of the biggest news stories of the year. Built from more than 30 hours of never-before-seen intimate footage taken over the year leading right up to his arrest.
GIVE IT. GET IT. (RED HOOK CRIT 2010)
USA 2010 | HD/16mm 10 min
Dir. Benny Zenga
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 March 20th, 2010 a crew of 8 filmmakers followed key racers
and event organizers throughout the day leading up to the race.
ERIK ELSTRAN'S DRAGON SHREDIT
USA 2010 | HD 4 min
Dir. Erik Elstran
This dragon rides a bike!
THE BIRTH OF BIG AIR
USA 2010 | HD 54 min
Dir. Jeff Tremaine
It's about time Mat Hoffman's story was told and now it has been done by just the right people. Directed by longtime friend Jeff Tremaine and produced by Priya Swaminathan, Spike Jonze and Mark Lewman, the film pays tribute to this
BMX legend. It includes interviews with supporters and fans, like Evel Knievel. This film shows us the sacrifice it takes to be one of the greatest athletes in the world.
Cedar Cultural Center
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