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Films shown at the 2013 Kalamazoo Bicycle Film Festival program "Bike Shorts"

Bike Butterfly

Bike Butterfly
Director: Michael Wallis, Paul Dixon
Time 1:08 / UK

The inventor of the Butterfly shares his inspirations for creating this unique bike accessory.

Bike!

Bike!
Director: Build Films
Time 3:40 / Canada

It’s about freedom. It’s not revolutionary. You’ve always been a cyclist. Keep moving.

Clarity

Clarity
Director: Aaron Peterson
Time 1:42 / USA

It's winter. The ice is thin. Take a ride on the lake? No problem.

Build-a-Cycle

Build-a-Cycle
Director: Roman Blomme
Time 1:00 / France

The birth of a bike, a chaotic world of consumption, and the longing to ride. Filmed in: UK, Belgium, and Holland

The Denver Bicycle Café

The Denver Bicycle Café
Director: Jake Belvin
Time 3:34 / USA

A unique café that focuses on bikes, beer and coffee.

Three Story Question

Three Story Question
Director: Jim Ratliff
Time 2:10 / USA

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This film answers the age old question: Can a bike still be ridden after it's thrown from the top of a three story building?

Vi Visa

Vi Visa
Director: Brooks Reynolds
Time 2:16 / Canada

An explosive nighttime BMX ride.

We Ride, Because

We Ride, Because
Director: Tom Malecha
Time 2:34 / Switzerland

A motivational piece that draws inspiration from the challenges of mountain biking.

Dedication to Castle Greyskull

Dedication to Castle Greyskull
Director: Nicholas Barwick
Time 4:48 / USA

Denied a legitimate place to play, the Columbia Bicycle Polo Club has to create a temporary arena in a parking structure.

Captain Ahab Trail

Captain Ahab Trail
Director: Tyson Swasey
Time 4:55 / USA

The construction of a mountain bike trail in Moab Utah.

Izhar cardboard bike project

Izhar cardboard bike project
Director: Giora Kariv
Time 6:00 / Israel

Why not make a bicycle out of cardboard? Because its impossible. He does it anyway.

Make the Move

Make the Move
Director: Alec Birkbeck
Time 5:46 / UK

A mountain biker faces unexpected challenges while racing a hologram.

The Beaten Path

The Beaten Path
Director: Jerry Chen, David B. Witwer
Time 6:45 / USA

Two friends embark on a winter mountain biking trip together. When one gets injured they must work together to find a solution.

Mick

Mick
Director: Brynden McNew, Perception Northwest
Time 4:46 / USA

Some people have addictions and obsessions, some more than others. Mick sets a goal of being the world record holder of most hours spent on a bike.

Rockville

Rockville
Director: K.Walter Ansand, M. Gilluck
Time 9:25 / Italy

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In Italy's Po Valley lies Villa Rocca – a 20 people strong community, dominated by a 500-year-old castle. For one day of the year the castle grounds are converted into a singlespeed cyclocross course.

Bicycle

Bicycle
Director: Graeme Maguire
Time 3:34 / UK

An animated music video for Bicycle by Sue Denim.

Abandoned

Abandoned: Bikes on the Street
Director: Rob Vandenabeele
Time 6:31 / USA

A hard hitting mockumentary that addresses the epidemic of abandoned bicycles.

OrtoBikes

OrtoBikes
Director: Multipraktik
Time 2:30 / Slovenia

Creating art while creating bikes or is it creating bikes while creating art?

Pasajes

Pasajes
Director: Luis Paris
Time 2:46 / Argentina

An animated journey which pays tribute to the bicycle and the landscape traveled by the film makers uncles, father and grandfather.

Seymour

Seymour
Director: Andrew Diemer
Time 1:24 / USA

A bicycle becomes self aware and is plunged into an existential crisis.

Tour d'ÖÖ mantra

Tour d'ÖÖ mantra
Director: Henno Luts
Time 1:26 / Estonia

A riding guide to taking to the streets during Tallin's Bike Week in Estonia

The Ones You Haven't Ridden

The Ones You Haven't Ridden**
Director: Rik Dijkhoff, FOSS Collective
Time 4:26 / Netherlands

Man evolves and rises from the ocean. He meets his destiny on a bicycle and is ever searching for what is around the next corner.

"Messin' Around" with Cache & Yeti

"Messin' Around" with Cache & Yeti
Director: Sean Talkington and Ace Carretero
Time 2:26 / USA

A man and his dog are on a mission to mail a package and get distracted along the way.

Three-Legged Horses

Three-Legged Horses*
Director: Felipe Bustos Sierra
Time 15:00 / UK

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A rickshaw driver with bad knees makes brief but powerful encounters with buskers, drunks and potential passengers on his last night in Edinburgh.

 

*Contains Adult Language

**9:30 PM Show Only, Brief Nudity

 
 
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