Chicago Program 2 - Bike Shorts
USA 2008 | Digital Still Photos 9min.
Dir. Webster Crowell
An animated story of speed, bikes and dancing drawn across the surface of a few thousand paper parasols.
Italy 2006 | miniDV 5min.
Dir. Mannamanna Group
A lighthearted film set in Italy where you only see people from their knees down. Its the point of view of a pedal!
USA 2008 | HD 6min.
Dir. Chiara Clemente
Every childs dream is to take a shovel and dig a hole to the other side of the world. Two girls from Tokyo and New York become friends.
THOUGHTS ON MY BIKE
Canada 2009 | HDV 5min.
Dir. Andrea Dorfman
Watercolor paintings are animated to display some thoughts I had on my bike.
France 2009 | HD Video 5min.
Dir. Renaud Skyronka
Bike polo, tricks and fixed gears in the city of lights Paris.
Italy 2009 | HDV 4min.
Dir. Camilla Candida Donzella
A conversation with one of the most respected framebuilders the world over Dario Pegoreti.
RED HOOK CRITERIUM
USA 2009 | HD 9min.
Dir. Kalim Armstrong
On a rainy night an unsanctioned bicycle race took place through the desolate streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn. This 16-lap track bike only race brought together Cat-2 racers, bike messengers, and urban cyclists. Police arrived in full force yet an agreement was met to allow the race to continue. Host John Hoppin takes you through this exciting underground sporting event where racers speed past buses, navigate slick cobblestones and hairpin turns to compete for a podium position.
WHERE DO YOU START WHERE DO YOU STOP
USA 2009 | HD 10min.
Dir. Patrick Trefz
A story of A to B to A to B by accomplished photographer Patrick Trefz. This film features Northern Californians from different backgrounds.
A BICYCLE TRIP
Italy 2008 | Betacam 4min.
Dir. Lorenzo Veracini, Nandini Namblar, Marco Avoletta
Basel, 19 April 1943. Dr. Albert Hofmann, a chemist, is cycling home after a days work in the laboratory. This episode has passed into legend, associated with the discovery of the effect on the human psyche of LSD. The film tells the story of this famous trip, imagining an unconventional psychedelic of the 40s.
VIRTUOUS CHAPTER 10
SWITZERLAND 2008 | HD 5min.
DIR. BRIAN GOTTSCHALK, FABIAN NAF
Candle-lit downhill biking in the mountains surrounding Zurich.
FRIENDS WE LOVE FEATURING ELLIS GALLAGHER
USA 2009 | DV 5min.
Dir. Michael Vargas & Moni Pineda
Brooklyn street artist Ellis G. takes us on a personal ride through his creative process and the defining moment that led him to his signature style of shadow-based outlines.
WOLFPACK HUSTLE: All City Team Race 2
USA 2008 | DV 6min.
Dir. Lee Diskin/Donny Digital
25 teams of 5 raced from the east to the beach in LA via any route desired. Some crashed, some got popped by the cops, and some rode the freeway.
LE DERNIER VOYAGE OF MARYSE DE LUCAS
FRANCE 2008 | 22min.
Dir. Artus De Lavilleon, David Ledoux
David and Artus ride to the town where Artus mother is from to scatter her ashes.
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