Boston Program 3 - URBAN BIKE SHORTS
URBAN BIKE SHORTS
France 2009 | HD Video 5min.
Dir. Renaud Skyronka
Bike polo, tricks and fixed gears in the city of lights Paris.
USA 2009 | 24p HD DVCPRO 5min.
Dir. Luke Stiles & Christian Thormann
Empire is a film about having fun riding
your bike in the city.
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.
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.
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 | DVCPRO HD 10min.
Dir. Brendan McNamee
Like an instruction manual on bike polo, but with the pages out of order.
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.
Japan 2009 | DVD 4min.
Dir. Kazuto Nakamura & Ikuma Ootsubo
Yokohama fixed gear riders having fun with friends.
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.
IT AIN'T THAT SERIOUS
USA 2009 | NTSC-SD 6min.
Dir. Steve Schinnerer
The guys from Open, a weekend in their lives of riding bikes in Boston.
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.
ANIMA D'ACCIAIO (SOUL OF STEEL)
USA/Italy 2009 | HD 11min.
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, while pushing the technical frontier of Cycling's future. Also feaures Ed "Wonka" La Forte with an original soundtrack by Blonde Redhead.
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