Houston Program 3 - URBAN BIKE SHORTS
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, there's nothing Jimmy can't 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.
SOME THINGS RIDE A BICYCLE
USA 2006 | Video 1min.
Dir. Chris Jolly
This is a series of chalkboard animations of various funny objects riding bicycles.
USA 2007 | DV 3min.
Dir. Neistat Brothers
The Neistat Brothers make a movie for the BFF every year. Here is an apology.
JAPAN 2009 | DVD 4min.
Dir. Kazuto Nakamura & Ikuma Ootsuba
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 Paperboy2 videogame sprites.
ULTRA COOL TEXAS EMO HIPSTERS RIDE FIXED
USA/TEXAS 2009 | HD 10min.
Dir. Donny Hall
A Raven Feeder Production presents riders from all around Texas having fun on bikes.
WHAT'S A GIRL TO DO
UK 2007 | Video 3min.
BAT FOR LASHES
Dir. Dougal Wilson
UK 2009 | DVCPRO HD 10min.
Dir. Brendan McNamee
Like an instruction manual on bike polo, but with the pages out of order.
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.
CANADA 2006 | Super8 8min.
Dir. Benny Zenga
The lost reels of the Ski Boys, which document their inventive exploits in rural Ontario during the early 70's.
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 building's 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.
Super Happy Fun Land
3801 Polk St.
Houston, TX 77003
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