Saturday, Program 5-2018

SATURDAY JUNE 23

8:00pm – CINEMATIC SHORTS

All Film Screenings at
Anthology Film Archives
32 2nd Ave, New York

BUY TICKETS HERE

UNA STRADA DIRITTA LUNGA (A STRAIGHT LONG ROAD)
Italy 1994 5min.
Dir. Werther Germondari
Featured at the Cannes Film Festival, author Kirsten Thorup once called this film “a surrealistic vision of the hopeful and dangerous road of life.”

MAI LAN “PAS D’AMOUR”
France 2018 3min.
Dir. PANAMÆRA
“We need to pay attention to the time that flies by, to the moments of sharing and love that we miss from others when we are submerged for too long.”  French-Vietnamese designer, artist and musician, Mai Lan describes her music video from her LP,“Autopilote”. The follow up to M83’s latest album “Junk,” that she was heavily featured on.

THIS IS WHEN WE MET
USA 2015 3min.
Dir. Sean Cunningham
Meet Robbie and Mary as they live out a relationship in three minutes. Short of the Week selection and Vimeo Staff Pick.

TOER
Belgium 2016 3min.
Dir. Jasmijn Cedee
A playful and somewhat abstract, hand-painted animation with heaps of energy. This film was made in honor of “Kuipke,” a wooden indoor track in Ghent, Belgium, where six-day races have been held since 1922.

MAN ON BIKE
UK 2016 9min.
Dir. Matteo Palmas
At the surface, this is a man with a hobby. Taking a closer look, this is a man with a dark, complicated past that touches his daily life and fills him with fear. A powerful film about life’s complexities and how we utilize our hobbies to cope with our past.

RAPHA RIDES LA (WITH GEOFF MCFETRIDGE)
USA 2017 3min.
Dir. Spencer MacDonald
Artist, designer, and BFF alum, Geoff McFetridge presents an insightful perspective on cycling as a way to understand the many worlds of L.A.

HWY 395 (REVISTED)
USA 2017 3min.
Dir. Brian Vernor
The Eastern Sierras along the Highway 395 corridor called out to us for an end-of-Summer road trip out of Los Angeles. Super 8 and super rad.

LA BICICLETA, EL VIOLIN
UK 2017 3min.
Dir. Nicolas Canal
A European cyclist and a Cuban violinist bound by a brake wire ride through a windswept mountain landscape to tell their story. From the Nowness series made in partnership with London’s Central Saint Martins, students delve into ideas of luxury, sustainability and the intersection of where the two meet.

THE BICYCLE BABA
India 2017 5min.
Dir. Naveen Kumar J
Salish Kumar is a spiritual cyclist bringing happiness to those he meets. Can you ride with no hands?

JUANJO MENDEZ // VOLATA
Spain 2017 2min.
Dir. Rafa de los Arcos
After losing one arm and one leg in a motorbike accident, Juanjo Mendez focuses his life on cycling to become one of the best cyclist in his field.

MAMADOU WARMA: DELIVERYMAN
USA 2017 9min.
Dir. Yusuf Kapadia
Escaping political persecution in Burkina Faso, Mamadou Warma came to the United States for new opportunities. Now a New York bicycle delivery man, he looks optimistically toward his future, despite the obstacles of being an underpaid immigrant in a wealthy metropolis.

ONE PEG BOSS
USA 2017 3min.
Dir. Travis Wood
An animated retelling of bicycles getting stolen.

THE POINT OF A RIDE
USA 2018 6min.
Dir. Peter Gerard
Every month cyclists in New York City compete throughout the day and night to rebalance the city’s bike-share program, earning points, pennies and prestige. As the reigning champion Bike Angel prepares to retire from the game, he is pushing himself to leave an unbeatable legacy.

GHOST BIKES
USA 2017 6min.
Dir. Ethan Brooks
There are over 150 ghostly white-painted bicycles chained up throughout New York City, each representing a cyclist killed in traffic. Mirza is a volunteer who remembers these fallen cyclists when everyone else seems to have forgotten them. Information on the ghost bikes project can be found at ghostbikes.org.

THE CLIMB
USA 2017 7min.
Dir. Michael Corvino
Kyle goes for a bike ride with his best friend, Mike, to help with his depression. But Mike has something to say that might make for a tough ride. One hill, one water bottle, and one take.

CHAM-PINON
Columbia 2017 8min.
Dir. Luber Yesid Zuñiga Ordoñez
José a farm boy in Boyacá, Columbia and a cycling fan, has the opportunity to see his favorite racer compete. Three kilometers, two bikes, one passion. Filmed in one take.