Bicycle Film Festival

Annual event in September

  • 9.16.16

    Film screenings – 8:00pm

    Fremont Park
    1515 Q Street in downtown Sacramento

    BEAR
    Australia 2015 | 10min.
    Dir. Nash Edgerton
    Jack means well, but sometimes good intentions have horrible consequences.

    DARKLIGHT
    USA 2015 | 8min.
    Dir. Mike Brown
    Follow professional mountain bikers Graham Agassiz, Matt Hunter, and Matty Miles on a mind-bending neon themed night ride through the moonscapes of Southern Utah to the Ewok forests of the Pacific Northwest.

    KING OF THE MOUNTAIN
    UK/Rwanda 2015 | 9min.
    Dir. Orlando von Einsiedel
    As a boy growing up, Samuel Mugisha dreamed of being a part of the Rwandan national cycling team, Team Rwanda, as he believed it would be a way to help make money for his family. What he discovered was something else entirely. In a country trying to get over the trauma of a genocide, Team Rwanda represents a lot more than sport.

    LUCAS BRUNELLE IN TOKYO
    USA/Japan 2016 | 3min.
    Dir. Lucas Brunelle
    World famous Lucas Brunelle follows bicycle messengers through Tokyo.

    SPEEDVAGEN FAMILY RACING: LAURA WINBERRY
    USA 2015 | 6min.
    Dir. Chris Flanagan
    Profile of Speedvagen Cyclocross Team racer Laura Winberry, her integration of poetry and cyclocross and why they call it “Family Racing”.

    VELODROOL
    Estonia 2015 | 6min.
    Dir. Sander Joon
    An addicted biker runs out of cigarettes. He joins the race to get more, but has to accept help from some peculiar people in the audience to stay in the competition.

    VELO VISIONARIES – CHRIS CARLSSON
    USA 2015 | 6min.
    Dir. Kristin Tieche
    A talk with Chris Carlsson, one of the original co-founders of the worldwide movement Critical Mass.

    DAVIS AND CONNIE
    USA 2014 | 16min.
    Dir. Ben Ingham
    This film, produced by Rapha is about two of America’s finest and most inspiring road racers, Davis Phinney and Connie Carpenter-Phinney. Their careers saw them move from domination of domestic races to international and Olympic success.

    REVELATIONS
    UK/Thailand 2015 | 6min.
    Dir. Jesse Ayles
    A look at the growing youth movement in Northern Thailand that is creating Chiang Mai’s bicycle scene.

    TALL BIKE TOUR
    Canada 2016 | 10min.
    Dir. Zenga Bros.
    Benny Zenga has made over five films that have screened at the Bicycle Film Festival. The Zenga family bring their eccentric brand of creativity to the streets while traveling and living on tall bikes.

    MAMA AGATHA
    Netherlands 2015 | 16min.
    Dir. Fadi Hindash
    Once a week, a group of migrant women from Southeast Amsterdam meet in a gymnasium to learn how to cycle. Supervising their bicycle course is a Ghanaian woman nicknamed ‘Mama Agatha’. Over the summer, this community mother gives the ladies from China, Pakistan and Suriname the confidence to get behind the two wheels for the first time.