Event Name: Bicycle Film Festival
Event Dates: Feb. 25-26, 2011
Event Location: Clinton St. Theater – 2522 SE Clinton St. Portland, OR 97202 (see map below)
THE BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL TURNS 10!
The BFF, touring 37 cities Worldwide, Celebrates 10 Years of Bicycle Art, Film, & Culture with Two Days of Events in Portland February 25-26!
After parties nightly! Free bicycle valet parking will be provided at the screenings.
Film highlights include:
BIRTH OF BIG AIR (Dir. Jeff Tremaine) A documentary on BMX legend Mat Hoffman, produced by Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville, Priya Swaminathan, Dickhouse Productions and local Portland Producer Mark Lewman.
RIDING THE LONG WHITE CLOUD (Dir. Alex Craig) Seven professional skateboarders attempt to cycle New Zealand’s North Island in this beautiful documentary. They experience the Heaven and Hell of cycling New Zealand while traversing the island in search of skate spots.
LUCAS BRUNELLE LINE OF SIGHT (Dir. Benny Zenga & Lucas Brunelle) His helmet-cam footage of unsanctioned street races around the globe gives us a unique perspective on the best urban riders in the world.
BMX AT BURNSIDE (Dir. Dean Dickinson) Local Portland filmmaker gives us an inside look into the history of Portland’s notorious Burnside Skate Park from a BMX bike rider’s point of view.
EMPIRE (Dir. Christian Thormann & Luke Stiles) The long-awaited urban cycling feature following some of the best riders in New York City.
To purchase tickets and see a full list of events, please visit www.bicyclefilmfestival.com.
About the Bicycle Film Festival
The Bicycle Film Festival is an arts and cultural event that celebrates the bicycle. The festival brings together many creative communities, including fashion, music and art, as well as various bicycling communities, road racing, cyclocross, fixed gear, BMX, and bike polo over a shared passion for bike riding. 300,000 people are expected to attend globally this year. “We’re thrilled to return to Portland during our 10th anniversary of the BFF. This city has such a rich love for cycling and we just want to celebrate that” says Brendt Barbur.
Press Inquires, image and interview requests may be directed to
Jen Whalen: jen(at)bicyclefilmfestival(dot)com, (212) 255 6102.