Saturday, Program 6-2018

SATURDAY JUNE 23

10:00pm – URBAN BIKE SHORTS

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

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PLS DO NOT COUNT THIS
South Africa 2017 6min
Dir. Adam McConnachie, Jonathan Pinkhard
As Wandile Msomi moves through the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa with adept skill on his fixed gear, this film captures the rhythm of his surroundings.

BIKES UP KNIVES DOWN
UK 2017 3min.
Dir. Conor Cronin, Ronan Gallagher
A community of young people leave behind gang violence for bike culture in London. Presented by Dazed and Confused.

UNSTOPPABLE DEATH MACHINES “KNOW TOMORROW”
USA 2017 4min.
Dir. Juan Juy Vazquez
Music video shot live during Black Label Bicycle Club’s 2016 annual Bike Kill: one of the best and anarchic bicycle events in the world.

FIXED
Singapore 2018 4min.
Dir. Tan Chee Wee
A portrait of Zul Awab who is a pioneering force in the fixed gear and cycling communities of Southeast Asia.

TALL BIKE BUILDER
USA 2017 3min.
Dir. Xavi Medina
Meet Tall Bike 305: Miami’s local tall bike group.

HUNTRESS
2018 5min.
Dir. Kelsey Leigh
New York City through the lens of female bike messengers – who they are, where they are going, and what they’re after.

MASH SF – THE GREEN VIDEO
USA 2017 6min.
Dir. Mike Martin
Sometimes, the hustle of big city livin’ just gets to you…

THE SIX DAY RACE: THE STORY OF MARSHALL “MAJOR” TAYLOR
USA 2018 7min.
Dir. Colin Barnacle
Marshall Taylor was a pioneer of his time and broke through the color barriers of
bicycle racing to become the world first black cycling champion and the first African-American
world champion of any sport. Track Racing was the biggest sport of the time. He was one of the
highest paid, and well known stars around the world.

ESCAPE
Canada 2018 11min.
Dir. Anjali Nayar
JaBig, a Montreal-based DJ, is on a quest to beat the record for the longest continuous bike ride in a single country. Join him on the last day of his ride across Canada to discover what happens when you stop listening to all the reasons why you shouldn’t, and listen to the voice inside you, telling you to go.

YAEJI “DRINK I’M SIPPIN’ ON”
USA 2017 4min.
Dir. Anthony Sylvester
The New York and Seoul based DJ/producer, Kathy “Yaeji” Lee has become one of New York’s most exciting new voices. Yaeji bikes through Chinatown in an oversized blazer, a concept inspired by a photograph of her mother in the 80’s as an image of female empowerment.

PMA BIKE RIDE
USA 2018 4min.
Dir. Chris Baker Evens
A pizza party for those who are hungry on the street.

KEIRIN THE CHAMP
Japan, Germany 2017 1min.
Dir. Danny Baarz
A Keirin racer from Japan feels like he’s standing in a Boeing 757 while struggling with the destiny of tradition.

CYBER D3VIL X AHAS
Philippines 2018 2min.
Dir. Timothy Harn
The second coming is upon us!

ON TIME
USA 1987 10min.
Dir. Ari Taub
Through the boroughs of New York, Jimmy, a bicycle messenger from the Albatross Courier Company is out to deliver a package “on time.” Braving the perilous city streets, there’s nothing Jimmy can’t handle…or is there? This 1987 comedy classic short shown worldwide marked the debut of director/screenwriter, Ari Taub and captured the spirit of filmmaking in New York City.

WHAT DO CATS DREAM ABOUT?
UK, 2017 1min.
Dir. Ryan Turnley
What DO cats dream about?

LUCAS BRUNELLE
USA 2018 5min.
Dir. Lucas Brunelle
Lucas Brunelle does it again.

FIRST CATS
Canada 2017 20min.
Dir. Greg Pistol
Discover the history of alleycat races from those who pioneered them. These underground and unsanctioned bike races were started in Toronto by bike messengers and now take place all over the world.