PROGRAM 1 NYC 2019

Adventure Shorts

June 15 1:30pm

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THE IMPOSSIBLE RIDE
USA 2019 16 min.
Dir. Eben Hall

Who is the fastest cyclist on the planet? She is a woman named Denise Mueller. Great Big Story presents her journey to beat the land speed world record on a bicycle of both men and women.

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BIKE TRIP
USA 2018 11 min.
Dir. Tom Schroeder

The third and final film in Tom Schroeder’s animated “Bike” trilogy. Two cyclists travel 500 miles to ask a question about beer.

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I’M NOT STOPPING
Switzerland 2018 15 min.
Dir. Rugile Kaladyte

Lael Wilcox won the Trans Am Bike Race across the United States overall. She races her first ultra-endurance competition in Europe, the Navad1000, a 1000-kilometer-long self-supported mountain bike race that climbs 30,000 meters and crosses nearly the entire country of Switzerland.

 

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TOUR OF ARA
South Africa 2019 34 min.
Dir. Rick Wall

Named for the Southern Hemisphere constellation of Ara, The Tour of Ara was a prestige race ridden mostly on South African-built steel racing bicycles in the proud tradition of the early Italian multi-day stage races.

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EL SILENCIO: CYCLING THE PERU DIVIDE
Peru 2018 25 min.
Dir. Jay Ritchey

Travel through the highs and lows of four cyclists as they traverse the mountainous Peru Divide.