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Canada 2006 | Super 8 8 min.
Dir. Benny Zenga
The lost reels of the Ski Boys, which document their inventive exploits in rural Ontario during the early 70’s.
SOME THINGS RIDE A BICYCLE
USA 2006 | Video 1min.
Dir. Chris Jolly
A series of chalkboard animations of various funny objects riding bicycles.
IN SEARCH OF THE STORM
India 2015 8 min.
Dir. Shaktiraj Singh Jadeja
In Search of the Storm is a story of India’s 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.
UK, Italy 2015 3 min,
Dir. Lukasz Cholewiak, Hektor Kowalski
Randonées are week long adventures on two wheels. Riders cross the challenging paths of the Alps and the Dolomites.
MADE IN QUEENS
USA 2008 |10 min.
Dir. Joe Stevens & Nicolas Randall
Last summer in Queens, NY a group of imaginative tinkerers from Trinidad created something no one had ever seen before: enormous stereo systems jury rigged onto ordinary bmx bikes. Traveling together they treat the neighborhood to an outrageous impromptu music and dance party on wheels.
USA 1985 | 16mm 10 min.
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, there’s nothing Jimmy can’t handle. . . or is there?
USA 2014 | 10 min.
Dir. Christopher Walker, Joshua Simpson, Michael Beach Nichols
A legend still dedicated to his job and his bicycle.
USA 2013 HD 10 min.
Dir. Morgan Krantz
A love story that will send you spinning.
BIKELORDZ: STYLES ALIVE EDITION
Ghana 2012 | HD 10 min.
Dir. Mikey Hart
Bikelordz is a film about the self-taught, self-invented bicycle BMX culture which young people in Accra have created and passed on to their younger contemporaries over time. This new edit includes a sneak preview of the HD feature currently in post production, which shows many of the same characters 4 years later still hustling to make their passion their lives.
Estonia 2012 | HD 11 min.
Dir. Helen Habakuk, Doris Taaker, & Brett Astrid Vomma
Women’s BMX is a small but tight and growing community, making their way to big competitions around the world. An all female production, this film captures their first time at a major event like Simple Session.