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SAN FRANCISCO bicycle film festival-BIKE MOVIES and Party
Date Saturday July 18
Time 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location Details
BFF STREET PARTY

12PM - 6PM
Capp St. at 16th Street
First Rule BMX Comp.
Kids BMX Course
Track bike competitions
Fun Times

Movies- 2961 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Event Type Screening
Organizer/Author
SATURDAY JULY 18
BFF STREET PARTY

12PM - 6PM
Capp St. at 16th Street
First Rule BMX Comp.
Kids BMX Course
Track bike competitions
Fun Times

PROGRAM 3
1:00pm Buy Tickets

TRAIN TRIP
USA 2006 | miniDV/Super8/Still Images 14min.
Dir. Joe Rich & Ruben Alcantara
A document of a BMX trip by two legends in the sport
Directed and shot by themselves.

THE BIKE CHURCH
USA 2007 | miniDV 2min.
Dir. Matthew Halla
A Santa Cruz community bicycle workshop promotes mobility, well-being, knowledge and environmental health - one bike at a time.

THE THIRD WHEEL
+ See The Trailer
USA 2009 | miniDV 65min.
Dir. Brian Schoenfelder
The Pedicab industry in New York City was founded by George and Peter. We see how government legislates their small business while catering to special interests in this not to be missed documentary.
PROGRAM 4
3:00pm Buy Tickets

KEIRIN QUEEN/ONNA KEIRN OH
HOSTED BY JAPAN SOCIETY
Japan 1956 | DVD 88min.
Dir. Kiyoshi Komori
A classic Japanese Keirin track film screened for the first time in the United States (with English subtitles)! Miki, a daughter of a tiny fish storeowner in a mountain village, gains confidence riding a bicycle because of her morning routine of riding to the fish market. Miki starts training very hard at the Nippon Keirin School and begins to ride the road to success on the way to becoming a Keirin Queen.
PROGRAM 5
5:00pm Buy Tickets

CAMPAIGN TO DOUBLE THE BIKE LANES IN SAN FRANCISCO
USA 2009 | DV 10 min.
Dir. Rick Baraff
How the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition nearly doubles the number of bike lanes in San Francisco.

BIKES (BICICLETTE)
Italy 2006 | miniDV 5min.
Dir. Mannamanna Group
A lighthearted film set in Italy where you only see people from their knees down. It's the point of view of a pedal!

THE TALL OLD LADY
Ireland 2009 | miniDV 5min.
Dir. Peter Madden
Rejuvenating an old favorite, Dave recalls the bike's history.

VIRTUOUS CHAPTER 10
SWITZERLAND 2008 | HD 5min.
DIR. BRIAN GOTTSCHALK, FABIAN NAF
Candle-lit downhill biking in the mountains surrounding Zurich.

THE BICYCLE COWBOY
USA 2009 | HD 10min.
Dir. Ben Lynch
Out in the old west, the Bicycle Cowboy finds true love, but faces many obstacles.

TRACK STAND OFF
USA 2008 | miniDV 4min.
Dir. Justin Godfrey
Track bikes in the mile-high city.

BIKES VS. BOYFRIENDS
USA 2009 | miniDV 4min.
Dir. Marin Tockman & Emily Demarest
When it comes down to it, bikes are pretty dependable.

5 LAPS TO GO
USA 2008 | Super 8 4min.
Dir. Nick Golebiewski
At the Kissena Park velodrome in Queens, planes fly overhead and bikers compete in track races.

A GENTLEMAN NEVER SWEATS
USA 2009 | miniDV 8min.
Dir. Alice Shindelar
A collection of bikes dating back to the turn of last century and their proud owners.

28.6
Italy 2009 | HDV 4min.
Dir. Camilla Candida Donzella
A conversation with one of the most respected framebuilders the world over. Dario Pegoretti

THE PIGEON (DE TAUBE)
Britain 2008 | HD 8min.
Dir. Trevor Webb
He's a courier on the periphery of the city. Ostracized from mainstream society, marginalized and disenfranchised. He rides hard, he drinks harder. Then one day everything changes. Oh and by the way, he's a pigeon.

COLUMBIA TWOSOME
USA 2009 | HDV 10min.
Dir. Sara Kinney
Hop on this tandem bike, share your story.

PARASOL
USA 2008 | Digital Still Photos 9min.
Dir. Webster Crowell
An animated story of speed, bikes and dancing drawn across the surface of a few thousand paper parasols.
PROGRAM 6
7:00pm Buy Tickets

I'M GOOD ON THAT ONE
USA 2008 | DVCProHD 9min.
Dir. Marco Svizzero
A fun summer in SF with amazing BMX riding.

KRITSADA PRATHUMMA
Thailand 2008 | HDV 4min.
Dir. Christopher San Agustin
What it’s like to be a bike shop owner in
Thailand and a BMX pro flatlander.

I LOVE MY BICYCLE: THE STORY OF FBM BIKES
WORLD PREMIERE
USA 2009 | HDV 75 min.
Dir. Joe Stakun
In reaction to big business BMX companies in the early 90's, 17-year-old Steve Crandall started a company of his own called Fat Bald Men (FBM). What began as selling t-shirts out of a backpack has turned into one of the most well respected DIY bicycle companies around. Through fortune and misfortune, the film follows FBM through their 15 years of mayhem as told by Crandall and the rest of the BMX bicycle community from close friends to influential icons like Dave Mirra and Mat Hoffman.
PROGRAM 7
9:00pm Buy Tickets

EMPIRE
USA 2009 | 24p HD DVCPRO 5min.
Dir. Luke Stiles & Christian Thormann
No one can dispute that this Track thing started in New York and these are the current writers of history on the streets.

ONE LESS HORSE
France 2009 | Video 3min.
Dir. Yorgo Tloupas, Benjamin. Seroussi & Patrice Meignan
Three horse polo players go head to head with three bike polo players.

SAFARI LONDON
UK 2009 | HD 4min.
Dir. Rick Symonds & Roddy Macintyre
Spend a whole evening with a cyclist in London condensed to a few moments with time-lapse.

THE MESSENGER’S CREED
USA 2009 | HD 720p 2min.
Dir. Dan Gingold
Not unlike the Hippocratic oath of doctors, a code to live by.

THE FORCE
UK 2009 | DV 7min.
Dir. Jamie Harper
A true story of the theft, and subsequent recovery, of a much beloved bicycle.

MADE IN QUEENS
USA 2008 | Video 10min.
Dir. Joe Stevens & Nicolas Randall
In Queens, a group of teens from Trinidad attached speakers to their bikes. The music was never quite loud enough and they had to go bigger and bigger with the sound systems.

KANT
Japan 2009 | DVD 4min.
Dir. Kazuto Nakamura & Ikuma Ootsubo
Yokohama fixed gear riders having fun with friends.

PIXEL GEAR BIKES!! RIDE SAFE, RIDE FAST, RIDE FREE
Spain 2009 | Video 1min.
Dir. Simon Bericua Lopez
Pixel Gear Bikes!!! Is an animation based on the Paperboy 2 videogame from the 1980s.

THE SCRAPER BIKE KING
USA 2009 | 16mm 13min.
Dir. Rafael Flores
The inspirational story of “Bay-be Champ”, the original creator of the scraper bike movement in Oakland, CA.

BROADWAY BOMBER/BRIDGE BATTLE
USA 2009 | HD 11min.
Dir. Lucas Brunelle
Lucas never ceases to amaze viewers with the first person perspective video from his helmet-cams. Close calls and dangerous streets shows urban cycling at its finest.

ANIMA D'ACCIAIO (SOUL OF STEEL)
+ SEE THE TRAILER
USA/Italy 2009 | HD 11min.
Dir. Daniel Leeb
A Portrait of the legendary Italian Frame Builder Giovanni Pelizzoli aka "Ciocc" . Ciocc shares his wisdom and life story while hand building a revolutionary new frame for urban fixed gear cycling. Ciocc demonstrates that the tradition and craft of frame building’s Golden age can be re-born and push the technical frontier of Cycling's future. Also feaures Ed "Wonka" La Forte and Antonio Colombo with an original soundtrack by Blonde Redhead.

DOWN BY THE WEEP HOLE: THE STORY OF THE STUPOR BOWL
USA 2009 | Video 22min.
Dir. Nathaniel Freeman
Minneapolis' long-standing alternate event to the Super Bowl! Don't miss one of the biggest (and coldest) alley cats in the world.
AFTER PARTY

Sports Basement
10PM - late
1590 Bryant St.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jul 14th, 2009 3:18 PM
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