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Bike Shorts On Tour - 200 years of cycling

Bike Shorts On Tour - 200 years of cycling

10 films, 1 h 16 min

200 years after its invention, the bicycle has become a symbol of freedom, independence and liveable cities. A topic that increasingly more filmmakers adopt in documentaries, animation, short fiction and music videos. In tribute to this monumental bike jubilee, interfilm Berlin celebrates with a short film program bursting with energy, the joy of movement and a will for change.

The Films:

Moop Mama - Die Erfindung des Rades

Moop Mama - Die Erfindung des Rades

Director(s): Yann Berrai
Germany, 2016
Music Video Clip, 5:05 min

This music video is a crazy ride full of bikes, flames, hot dancing chicks and a subtle space-time loop. What do you want more?!

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world`s first bicycle

The world`s first bicycle

Director(s): Conrad Molleson
United Kingdom, 2016
Animation, 5:24 min

This is a short animation about Kirkpatrick Macmillan the creator of the world?s first bicycle and his eventful journey in 1842 via a Gorbals jail to the outskirts of Glasgow.

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Cycles

Cycles

Director(s): Joe Cobden
Canada / USA, 2016
Experimental Film / Short Fiction, 3:53 min

With a playful choreography the film tells the story of a man reliving the memories of a failed relationship over and over, stuck in a circle of doubt and grief.

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Yes I rode here

Yes I rode here

Director(s): Rachel Brown
USA, 2015
Documentary, 10:10 min

Six women layer up for winter cycling in New York City and explain why biking in inclement weather is worth the burden and risk.

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Velodrool

Velodrool

Director(s): Sander Joon
Estonia, 2015
Animation, 6:11 min

After running out of cigarettes, a bicyclist decides to take part in a race. The prize is a free pack.

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Mianzi Rei - My Legs My Gears

Mianzi Rei - My Legs My Gears

Director(s): Peter Scholl
Germany, 2015
Documentary, 8:30 min

Portrait about iconic urban cyclist Mianzi Rei.

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GrannyMan starts again

GrannyMan starts again

Director(s): Alvaro León Rodriguez
Spain, 2015
Experimental Film, 3:02 min

A bike accident occurs in the middle of congested traffic and smog. Good that you?re made of wool and can patch yourself up.

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Mama Agatha

Mama Agatha

Director(s): Fadi Hindash
Netherlands, 2015
Documentary, 16:00 min

Once a week, a group of migrant women in Amsterdam learn how to ride a bicycle. Inspiring them to let go of the fear and get behind the wheels is a Ghanaian community mother named Mama Agatha. As her students open up, Mama Agatha comes to terms with the painful memory of her own motherless childhood.

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Si tu veux revoir ta mère

Si tu veux revoir ta mère

If you want your mother back

Director(s): Xavier Douin
France, 2011
Short Fiction, 9:40 min

In order to get the bike of his dreams Antonio is even prepared to hold the Virgin Mary ransom...

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Vélo de l'éléphant

Le Vélo de l'éléphant

The Elephant and the Bicycle

Director(s): Olesya Shchukina
Belgium / France, 2014
Animation, 9:04 min

An elephant works as a street cleaner in a little town. One day, he sees a large billboard advertising a beautiful bicycle. From that moment on, the elephant's life changes...

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