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Veer producers in Victoria for world premiere

Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on January 30th, 2009 at 4:07 pm

"...prepare yourself for bicyclophilia gone just plain NUTS!"
-- from description of Veer in Victoria Film Fest program

This week at the Victoria Film Festival, film buffs from all over the world will get their first chance to see Veer, the feature-length documentary about Portland's bike culture.

Veer producers Greg Fredette and Jason Turner arrived in Victoria today and will attend a Q & A presentation about their movie after it screens on Wednesday.

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Here's how the festival describes the movie:

If you thought Victoria was a bike city, prepare yourself for bicyclophilia gone just plain NUTS! In this breakthrough doc by Portland residents Greg Fredette and Jason Turner, get ready for a wild ride through the growing underground bike culture of their hometown and America at large.

In honor of this world premiere occassion, I also thought it'd be fun to share the official movie poster:

Good luck Greg and Jason. I can't wait to hear what folks outside of Portland think about this movie.

-- Browse our previous coverage of Veer (including a review).

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  • lacorota February 1, 2009 at 4:39 pm

    I missed its opener at the Hollywood theater. Anyone seen or heard when it might return to Portland, or, it hits the retail shelves?

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  • james February 2, 2009 at 11:21 am

    I really want to see this. I've seen the trailer up on zoobomb.org, but didn't know it screen here in PDX for a while. Sad to hear I missed it... A theater full of bikeys would be way more fun than alone in the living room.

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  • travis February 2, 2009 at 7:19 pm

    man, i missed it in portland too! i wanna see this so bad, my band is in the opening credits!

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  • rev February 2, 2009 at 8:55 pm

    i hope they post how the crowd reaction was

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  • Greg February 23, 2009 at 9:01 pm

    If you missed it before, Veer will show at the Whitsell Auditorium at the NW Film Center, March 4th.

    We hope to see you there.

    http://www.nwfilm.org/screenings/?volissue=371&series=1#2336

    Also, more about Victoria here http://veerthemovie.com/veer-loves-Victoria.asp

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