GAINESVILLE – Program 2

[h1]FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18[/h1]

CINEMATIC SHORTS – 9:00 pm

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BFF COMPILATION

A montage of films from the past 15 years at the BFF.

15 min total running time

 

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.

 

MOONRIDERS

Switzerland 2015 2 min.

Dir. Christian Mülhauser

A moonlit downhill ride at the base of the Matterhorn in Switzerland.

 

PEAKS OF LIFE

UK 2013 | 6 min.

Dir. Kris Forrest

With a great outlook on life, Tom isn’t letting his accident slow him down.

 

MY RIDE

UK 2014 | 3 min.

Dir. Jessie Ayles

Britain’s only female Muslim bicycle group learns how to ride a bicycle for the first time.

 

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?

 

HAVANA BIKES

Spain 2014 | 5 min.

Dir. Diego Vivanco

In today’s Cuba, with the resurgence of motor vehicles, the bicycle is a scarce commodity. Now repairmen must salvage all they can from old bikes in order to keep this culture alive.

 

BOY

England 2012 | Digital 10 min.

Dir. Justin Chadwick

A man, coming to terms 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.

 

BIKE FOR BREAD

Egypt, France, Switzerland 2013 | 10 min.

Dir. Claude MARTHALER and Raphael JOCHAUD

Over a solid half-century, Cairo has invented an unusual means of delivering bread. The city’s cyclists zoom up one-way streets against endless lines of cars, slipping between the rows of chairs of a café, and disappearing into a bazaar. One hand serves to balance a wooden rack on their heads, bearing hundreds of rounds of bread, and the other rests on the handlebars.

 

THE BICYCLE

USA 2012 HD 7 min.

Dir. Adam Neustadter and Chris McCoy

An old, abandoned bicycle learns to love again.

 

ROAD FROM KARAKOL

USA/Kyrgyzstan 2013 HD 24 min.

Dir. Fitz Cahall

There is one question. If the road ended, would you keep pedaling?

 

BFF AFTER PARTY

The Freewheel Project

618 South Main St.