Chicago Program 6 - Urban Bike Shorts
USA 2009 | 24p HD DVCPRO 5min.
Dir. Luke Stiles & Christian Thormann
Empire is a film about having fun riding your bike in the city.
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.
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.
THE MESSENGERS CREED
USA 2009 | HD 720p 2min.
Dir. Dan Gingold
Not unlike the Hippocratic oath of doctors, a code to live by.
MADE IN QUEENS
USA 2008 | Video 10min.
Dir. Joe Stevens & Nicolas Randall
Last summer in Queens, NY a group of imaginative tinkerers from
Trinidad created something no one had ever seen before: enormous
stereo systems jury rigged onto ordinary bmx bikes. Traveling together
they treat the neighborhood to an outrageous impromptu music and dance
party on wheels.
Japan 2009 | DVD 4min.
Dir. Kazuto Nakamura & Ikuma Ootsubo
Yokohama fixed gear riders having fun with friends.
UK 2009 | DVCPRO HD 10min.
Dir. Brendan McNamee
Like an instruction manual on bike polo, but with the pages out of order.
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 the Paperboy 2 videogame from the 1980s.
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/MONSTER TRACK
USA 2009 | HD 14min.
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.
DOWN BY THE WEEP HOLE: THE STORY OF THE STUPOR BOWL
USA 2009 | 26min.
Dir. Nathaniel Freeman
Minneapolis long-standing alternate event to the Super Bowl! Dont miss one of the biggest (and coldest) alley cats in the world.
ANIMA D'ACCIAIO (SOUL OF STEEL)
USA/Italy 2009 | HD 13min.
Dir. Daniel Leeb
A Portrait of the legendary Italian Frame Builder Giovanni Pelizzoli aka "Ciocc". Ciocc shares his wisdom and life story while hand building a revolutionary new frame for urban fixed gear cycling. Ciocc demonstrates that the tradition and craft of frame buildings Golden age can be re-born and push the technical frontier of Cycling's future. Also feaures Ed "Wonka" La Forte and Antonio Colombo with an original soundtrack by Blonde Redhead.
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