MILANO


BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL MILANO / 20 - 22 OTTOBRE
Santeria Social Club
Viale Toscana 31, Milano

Abbonamento proiezioni Festival €15 + d.p.
Abbonamento proiezioni sabato €10 + d.p.
Biglietto proiezione venerdì €5
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GIOVEDI' 20 OTTOBRE

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LE MILLE FACCE DELLE DUE RUOTE
Inizio ore 19.00
Esposizione del progetto mostra ‘Le mille facce delle due ruote’ in collaborazione con lo storico negozio Rossignoli. Un percorso storico per esaltare l'evoluzione della bicicletta, figlia della rivoluzione industriale e diventata compagna inseparabile della nostra vita, attraverso una mostra variegata di modelli e tipologie diverse di biciclette

STUDIO 45
Inizio ore 23.00
Bassi Maestro & Dj Filo / Special New York 7 Inches

VENERDI' 21 OTTOBRE



MELLIE DJ SET (MILANO BIKE POLO)
Inizio ore 19.00

PROGRAMMA 1 - proiezioni
Inizio ore 20.00

GARA "TWENTY INCHES RULES"
Inizio ore 21.30 c/o Parco delle Memorie Industriali
La gara dedicata alla biciclette con ruote da 20 pollici. Organizzata ed ideata in collaborazione con La Stazione Delle Biciclette. Un tributo aggregativo ad alcune delle biciclette più popolari e amate di sempre: la storica BMX e la sempreverde Graziella

KRAFTWERK: ROBOTS and BIKES
Inizio ore 21.30
Intervista con Wolfgang Flür (membro Kraftwerk 1975/1987 / GER) - moderatore Maurizio Ridolfo

BIKES ROCK! w SERGIO VEGA (DEFTONES / USA) DJ SET
Inizio ore 23.00
Sergio Vega dj set (Deftones / USA)
Turbojazz (Local Talk / Ct-hi / ITA)

SABATO 22 OTTOBRE



BIKE POLO DEMONSTRATION
Inizio ore 12.00
In collaborazione con Milano Bike Polo

GARA DI 'FOOT DOWN'
Inizio ore 14.30
In collaborazione con Messengers United Milan

TRACK STAND COMPETITION
Inizio ore 15.00
In collaborazione con Messengers United Milan

CONTEST MONTAGGIO & SMONTAGGIO BICI
Inizio ore 15.30
Un divertente contest curato dai team di CriteriumItalia con il supporto di Velociclista

'MERCKX, IL FIGLIO DEL TUONO'
Inizio ore 16.00
Presentazione dei libro ‘Merckx, il figlio del tuono’ di Claudio Gregori - 66th and 2nd Editore - moderatori: Paolo Bottiroli, Andrea Tafini

PROGRAMMA 2 - proiezioni
Inizio ore 17.00

PROGRAMMA 3 - proiezioni
Inizio ore 19.00

PROGRAMMA 4 - proiezioni
Inizio ore 21.00

URBAN VELODROMO w WOLFGANG FLUR (EX KRAFTWERK) + OTOLAB
Inizio ore 23.00
Wolfgang Flür (membro Kraftwerk 1975/1987 / GER) Performance video a cura di Otolab Cashmere dj set

BFFMI2016 Artwork by Lucinda Schreiber

Programma 1 - proiezioni

  • VENERDI' 21 OTTOBRE - ORE 20

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

    THE MEETING
    Czech Republic 2015 | 5min.
    Dir. Damian Vondrasek
    A cleaner, a kid with a bike and an ice-cream

    CYCLING CIRCLE
    Lebanon/Spain 2015 | 5min.
    Dir. Jean-Marc Joseph
    A messenger in Lebanon uses his knowledge and warmth to form a group that organizes events to introduce biking into the community

    KING OF THE MOUNTAIN
    UK 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

    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

    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

    DAVIS AND CONNIE
    UK/USA 2014 | 16min.
    Dir. Ben Ingham
    This film, produced by Rapha is about two of Americaʼs 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

    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 ʻMama Agathaʼ. 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

Programma 3 - proiezioni

  • SABATO 22 OTTOBRE - ORE 19

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    BRIEF HISTORY OF THE BICYCLE
    Mexico 2016 | 5min.
    Dir. Pablo Acevedo
    The story of the bicycle through its most important stages and events in the shortest format possible

    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

    MY RIDE
    UK 2014 | 3 min.
    Dir. Jessie Ayles
    Britainʼs only female Muslim bicycle group learns how to ride a bicycle for the first time

    GRANNYMAN STARTS AGAIN
    Spain 2015 | 3min.
    Dir. Alvaro Leon
    From the pieces of his broken bike, a mysterious “yarn-man” a.k.a “Granny man” builds a special spinning wheel

    VISIONARY
    USA 2015 | 11min.
    Dir. Caroline Knight
    The story about how one East Tennessee woman, who is 100% blind, founded one of the most inspiring blind mentoring programs in the nation. How she did it? Tandem bicycling

    IZHAR CARDBOARD BICYCLE PROJECT
    Israel 2012 | 6min.
    Dir. Giora Kariv
    Could this bicycle change the future of biccyle manufacturing

    I WANT TO RIDE MY BICYCLE
    UK 2016 | 4min.
    Dir. James Chamberlain
    A young man joins his long term girlfriend for a holiday in the woods

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

    DONʼT FORGET TO SMILE
    Italy 2016 | 20min.
    Dir. Gianmaria Spavento
    A bicycle adventure from Shanghai to Venice along the Silk Road. Alessandro Gallo recounts his amazing experience

    HACK BIKE DERBY
    UK 2016 | 17min.
    Dir. Alex Rankin
    The Hack Bike Derby is an annual event held over two days with a different type of bike and series of races proposed for each year. This year, the theme is klunkers, the original mountain bikes raced in the 1970ʼs in California. Seventeen frame builders race hacked klunkers over a rain and fire filled weekend in Somerset

Programma 2 - proiezioni

  • SABATO 22 OTTOBRE - ORE 17

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

    BOY
    England 2012 | Digital 10min.
    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 sonʼs 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 BICYCLE
    USA 2012 HD 7min.
    Dir. Adam Neustadter and Chris McCoy
    An old, abandoned bicycle learns to love again

    PHILIPPA AND NANCY
    Scotland 2011 | Digital SLR 8min.
    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

    ON TIME
    USA 1985 | 16mm 10min.
    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, thereʼs nothing Jimmy canʼt handle. . . or is there?

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

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

    SISTER SESSION
    Estonia 2012 | HD 11min.
    Dir. Helen Habakuk, Doris Taaker, & Brett Astrid Vomma
    Womenʼs 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. This is an all female production

    THREE-LEGGED HORSES
    Scotland 2011 | HD SLR 20min.
    Dir. Felipe Bustos Sierra
    Based on a true story, an Edinburgh rickshaw driver determined to make enough money before his knees are permanently damaged, takes on one last grueling job - a journey to the highest point in town, the Edinburgh Castle

Programma 4 - proiezioni

  • SABATO 22 OTTOBRE - ORE 21

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    TRIBES: BRONX BMX
    USA 2015 2min.
    Dir. Danielle Levitt
    Portraits of BMXers in the Bronx

    MOONRIDERS
    Switzerland 2015 2min.
    Dir. Christian Mülhauser
    A moonlit downhill ride at the base of the Matterhorn in Switzerland

    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”

    BICYCLE CROSSING OF LAKE SAINT-JEAN
    Canada 2014 11min.
    Dir. Ken Allaire
    Bicycle Crossing of Lac Saint-Jean.
    A group of twenty cyclists attempted to ride over a frozen Lake Saint-Jean

    AN AFRICAN RACE
    UK/Rwanda 2012 | 13min.
    Dir. Ben Ingham
    Ben Ingham offers an incredibly stunning and thrilling view of the annual Tour De Rwanda set to a soundtrack by Fela Kuti

    TRON KONG
    Hong Kong 2014 | 2 min.
    Dir. Joshua Wong
    In the not too distant future, a night-time bicycle ride goes horribly wrong when a masked rider turns it into a game of cat and mouse, but who is chasing who?

    COOL UNICORN, BRUV
    UK 2013 | 2min.
    Dir. Ninian Doff
    Cool unicorn indeed, Bruv

    IN SEARCH OF THE STORM
    India 2015 8min.
    Dir. Shaktiraj Singh Jadeja
    In Search of the Storm is a story of Indiaʼs first fat biking expedition that took them to the last village of India, Chitkul at the Indo-Tibetan border in the dead of the Himalayan winter

    LUCAS BRUNELLE GOES TO CHERNOBYL
    USA,Ukraine 2015 37 min.
    Dir. Lucas Brunelle
    In April 26 1986 an explosion at the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine sent radioactive particles into the atmosphere which spread over much of Soviet Union and Europe. Many years later, Lucas Brunelle and friends return to this exclusion zone to explore via bicycle