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Brooklyn, Sweden Presenterar Bicycle Film Festival Stockholm
Debaser Medis
D. -0001.30.11 Kl. 00:00

Bicycle Film Festival startades 2001 i New York av Brendt Barbur för att hylla cykelkulturen genom musik, konst och film. Med åren har den kommit att bli en viktig plattform för oberoende filmare, konstnärer och musiker världen över och har spelat en central roll för cykelkulturen globalt.

Den 24 augusti arrangerar Urban Bike Wear festivalen, som blir den första i Sverige. Ett brett urval av filmer från dokumentärfilm till animerad och spelfilm kommer att visas på Debaser Medis. Bland de regissörer som tidigare bidragit till festivalen märks bland andra Michael Gondry och Spike Jonze. Ute på Medborgarplatsen och Björns Trädgård anordnas Stockholm Cykelfest med cykeltävlingar och från kl. 22.00 hålls en stor efterfest på Debaser Medis med prisutdelning och DJ-maraton.

Festivalprogram:
Kl. 12.00–18.45
Stockholm Cykelfest på Medborgarplatsen och Björns Trädgård. BMX-tävlingar och SM i cykelpolo och show stands från några av de centrala aktörerna inom svensk cykling m.m.

Bicycle Film Festival Stockholm
Kl. 15.30-22.15 Filmvisningar på Debaser Medis. Utförligt filmprogram kommer i slutet på juli.

Kl. 22.00–03.00 BFF afterparty med dj-maraton och prisutdelning till vinnarna i cykeltävlingarna på Debaser Medis.

Fri entré till Bicycle Film Festival After Party innan 23. Sen 90 kr.


FILMER SOM KOMMER VISAS:
Förköp till filmerna kan göras via Tickster from 5 aug, annars direkt i kassan lördag 24 Aug. 75 kr per filmset (90 min).

| KL. 15.30-17.00 PROGRAM 1 STOCKHOLM WELCOMES NEW YORK |

MADE IN QUEENS
USA 2008 | Video 10 min
Dir. Joe Stevens & Nicolas Randall
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.

AN APOLOGY
USA 2007 | DV 3 min
Dir. Neistat Brothers
The Neistat Brothers make a movie for the BFF every year. Here is an apology.

ON TIME
USA 1985 | 16mm 7 min
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?

MARK ON ALLEN
USA 2010 | HD 5 min
Dir. Spike Jonze
Mark Gonzales, one of the most influential skateboarders in history, demonstrates his skills on a bicycle in this short film by Spike Jonze.

BIKE LANE
USA 2011 | HD 4 min
Dir. Casey Neistat
The Neistat Brothers have made a movie for the BFF for many years. This year, Casey dodges obstacles in the bike lane.

CANDY RIDES
USA 2011 | Canon 5D 16 min
Dir. Jason Giampietro
A painter charms an elusive young woman while bicycling in Brooklyn. We all dream of a bicycle romance.

ANIMA D’ACCIAIO (SOUL OF STEEL)
USA, Italy 2009 | HD 11 min
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 features Ed “Wonka” Laforte and Antonio Colombo with an original soundtrack by Blonde Redhead’s Amedeo Pace and Simone Pace.

WARRIORS: THE BIKE RACE
USA 2004 | Video 27 min
Dir. Christopher Ryan, Michael Green, Jesse Epstein
In August of 2002, over 800 bicycle riders descended upon New York City in the form of 89 gangs. Their goal: to live out the epic gang warfare movie known as THE WARRIORS. During the all night race from the Bronx to Coney Island, riders were lost, blood was shed, police outwitted, and countless brain cells destroyed. Most of what took place that night was thankfully never discussed again until. . . WARRIORS: THE BIKE RACE.

| KL. 17.15-18.45 PROGRAM 2 BMX FUN PROGRAM |

GOD'S LESSON
Czech Republic 2004 | 16mm Digital Beta 4 min
Dir. Petr Bednar
Sometimes bike lessons can be divine.

END OF AN ERA
USA 2013 | 720p 10 min
Dir. Jordan Utley
End of an Era is a portrait of BMX icon Matt Beringer and his legendary house. For roughly 16 years Matt’s house has been known as the ideal destination for every rider on earth. The film delves into the creation, history and destruction of the house, as Matt moves on to the next chapter of his life.

SKI BOYS
Canada 2006 | Super 8 8 min
Dir. Benny Zenga
The lost reels of the Ski Boys, which document their inventive exploits in rural Ontario during the early 70’s.

SIGNATUNE BIS: HOMMAGE TO DJ MEHDI
France 2012 | HD 6 min
Dir. Hadrien Favreau
A biker takes his bicycle and rides across Paris to a competition - the MILLIGRAM COMPETITION. He is considered the best among them all: everyone respects him for it and wants to talk to him, until his sworn enemy comes around …

VENTURE FURTHER
Germany, Singapore 2013 | HD 11 min
Dir. Philip Kölsch
5 riders, 3 weeks, 3 countries and a trip into the unknown for everyone involved. With most trips nowadays being “team trips”, this one brought some people together that usually wouldn’t travel and ride together.

PHILIPPA AND NANCY
Scotland 2011 | Digital SLR 8 min
Dir. Paul Whyte, Ciarra Barry, Claire McInnes, Nora Smyth
Where does one find love in the modern world? In night clubs? On the internet? Best friends Philippa and Nancy have tried all that, without success. Now they turn to their bicycles to try a new method …

JUBAL AND GUILLEM
Spain 2013 | HD 6 min
Dir. Daniel Jariod
A heartfelt story about twin brothers, one who has one leg amputated, who both walk away BMX champions.

BIKELORDZ: STYLES ALIVE EDITION
Ghana 2012 | HD 10 min
Dir. Mikey Hart
Bikelordz is a film about the self-taught, self-invented bicycle BMX
culture which young people in Accra have created and passed on to their
younger contemporaries over time. This new edit includes a sneak preview of the HD feature currently in post production, which shows many of the same characters 4 years later still hustling to make their passion their lives.

GREY HAVEN
UK 2012 | DV/VHS 13 min
Dir. James Newrick
Documentary on the English North East BMX Scene.

SISTER SESSION
Estonia 2012 | HD 11 min
Dir. Helen Habakuk, Doris Taaker & Brett Astrid Vomma
Women’s BMX is a small but tight and growing community. They are making their way to big competitions around the world. This film captures their first time at a major event like Simple Session.

| KL. 19.00-20.30 PROGRAM 3 CINEMATIC SHORTS |

CARMA
Portugal, Spain 2013 | HD 4 min
Dir. Ramses Albin’ana, Oriol Segarra
A Journey of a bike that doesn’t know who she is.

STAYER (STEHER)
Switzerland 2012 | HD 8 min
Dir. Adrian Winkler
Up until the 80’s “Stayer” bicycle races were huge events. If “Stayer” cyclists were a species today they would be under protection.

KEIRIN: LEADER DON’T CRASH
Japan 2011 | HD 6 min
Dir. Jonathan de Villiers
Photographer/filmmaker Jonathan de Villiers takes a look inside the fast paced and lucrative world of Japan’s Keirin cycling phenomenon.

BOY
England 2012 | Digital 10 min
Dir. Justin Chadwick
A man, coping with the loss of his son, works a branch into a perfect block of wood and installs it into a velodrome track as a memorial. He rides the track on his son’s bike, making the journey his son never could. Boy stars respected British actor Timothy Spall, whose works include Secrets and Lies and Harry Potter.

THE POSTMAN
Afghanistan 2012 | HD 5 min
Dir. David Gill
Ride through the streets of Kabul, with Sayed Farouq Shah Sadat.

FOOTPRINTS
Germany/Italy 2013 | HD 7 min
Dir. Kristian Ansand, Martin Gilluck
This is Director’s cut. Vogel Fahrradrahmenbau and Tiziano Zullo create elegant custom bikes that reflect the craft and heritage of global framebuilding.

LOST BIKE GIRL
USA/Germany 2013 | HD 10 min
Dir. Bjoern Adelmeier
When a young woman finds out her bike is stolen, she roams the city to look for it.

BELLE EPOCH
Italy, USA 2008 | Video 3 min
Dir. Robert Chynoweth
Italian cyclist Giuliano Calore, aka “Cyclist of the Impossible”, rides on Europe’s steepest mountain roads while playing different musical instruments.

THE CYCLIST
USA 2013 HD | 10 min
Dir. Morgan Krantz
A love story that will send you spinning…

ROAD FROM KARAKOL
USA/Kyrgyzstan 2013 | HD 24 min
Dir. Fitz Cahall
There is one question. If the road ended, would you keep pedaling?

| KL. 20.45-22.15 PROGRAM 4 URBAN BIKE SHORTS |

ON TIME
USA 1985 | 16mm 10 min
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?

SOME THINGS RIDE A BICYCLE
USA 2006 | Video 1 min
Dir. Chris Jolly
A series of chalkboard animations of various funny objects riding bicycles.

TO SEE WHAT YOU CAN DO
USA 2012 | HD 5 min
Dir. Jack Davidson
A short documentary on fashion designer and cyclist Nicole LaBrie as she competes in the Riverwest 24-hour bike race.

THE BICYCLE
USA 2012 | HD 7 min
Dir. Adam Neustadter, Chris McCoy
An old, abandoned bicycle learns to love again.

GEORGENA TERRY
USA 2011 | HD 6 min
Dir. Amanda Zackem
Georgena Terry, founder of Terry bicycles, revolutionized the women’s biking industry by creating a bike frame specific to a woman’s body. This is the story of how she got her start and the challenges within the women’s biking movement.

THE MAN WHO LIVED ON HIS BIKE
Canada 2012 | HD 3 min
Dir. Guillaume Blanchet
What would it be like to live on your bike?

CALIFORNIA GIRLS
USA 2013 | HD 6 min
Dir. Jennifer Whalen
Two women battle up a merciless summit in Malibu, California for the QOM (Queen of the Mountain). They will do anything for the coveted crown.

THE FIRST UNSTOPPABLE
Spain 2012 | HD 8 min
Dir. Daniel Jariod
Juanjo Mendez has only one leg and one arm after a devastating motorcycle accident. He is still amazing on the track and in spirit, and his passion for cycling is an inspiration to all who come across him.

PAPERBOY
USA 2013 | HD 2 min
Dir. Mik Gaspay
A 3D animation about a paper drawing, rescued from a trash can.

HOPELESS ROMANTIC
USA 2012 | HD 18 min
Dir. Maya Tanaka
Kidd lives and breathes bikes but his solitary life is disrupted when he meets Lisa, a beautiful girl who pulls him out of his seclusion.

THE CYCLIST
USA 2013 | HD 10 min
Dir. Morgan Krantz
A love story that will send you spinning…

ROAD SAGE
USA 2013 HD | 12 min
Dir. Lucas Brunelle
Lucas Brunelle captures his worldwide bicycle adventures with his helmet camera.

Välkommen till Brooklyn, Sweden 2013!