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SP 12 Bike Shorts

Cycling culture can be a drug, an adventure, pure motion, total exhilaration ? or just the usual daily grind on the street. Its popularity spreads like a virus throughout the web and is propagated in clips. But Bike Shorts presents films made for the silver screen: live-action, animation, and documentaries- all buzzing with fascination for the life on two wheels!

Screening

14.11.2012, 20:00 h, Roter Salon
17.11.2012, 16:00 h, Passage Kino 1

Road Ahead

The Road Ahead

Director(s): Sindre Ulvik Péladeau

Canada, 2012

1:33 min

Genre: Animation

Dialogues: no dialogues

Subtitles: no subtitles

3300 km on a bike. Nature, villages, people, cities - always new, always different. But pedalling becomes second nature, like breathing.

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Brussels Express

Brussels Express

Director(s): Sander Vandenbroucke

Belgium, 2012

19:00 min

Genre: Documentary

Dialogues: French

Subtitles: Englisch

A documentary about bike messengers in Brussels, the most congested city in Europe with only 4% cycling traffic.

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A Bicycle Trip

A Bicycle Trip

Director(s): Nandini Nambiar, Lorenzo Veracini

Italy, 2007

Genre: Animation

Dialogues: no dialogues

Subtitles: no subtitles

What a trip! The imagined version of a psychedelic journey in the 1940s - long before LSD found its way out of Albert Hoffman's lab...

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Invisible Bicycle Helmet

The Invisible Bicycle Helmet

The Invisible Bicycle Helmet

Director(s): Fredrik Gertten

Sweden, 2012

3:30 min

Genre: Short Fiction, Documentary

Dialogues: Swedish

Subtitles: English

Nothing is impossible! Two design students take on the challenge and create a very special cycling helmet...

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Letter

The Letter

Director(s): Kenneth Mercken

Belgium / Austria, 2012

14:40 min

Genre: Documentary, Short Fiction

Dialogues: Russian

Subtitles: English

A young Russian travels to Belgium to pursue his boyhood dream of becoming a pro cyclist. But the reality check is hard: To dope or not to dope?

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Gusztáv csal

Gusztáv csal

Gustavus cheats

Director(s): Marcell Jankovics

Hungary, 1975

Genre: Animation

Dialogues: no dialogues

Subtitles: no subtitles

Bang! The starting shot rings out and sly Gustav soars to a creative peak performance...

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Keirin: Leader don't Crash

Keirin: Leader don't Crash

Director(s): Jonathan De Villiers

Japan, 2011

Genre: Documentary

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: no subtitles

Racing and gambling! An insight into the fast and lucrative world of Japanese Keirin racing.

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Bike Race

Bike Race

Director(s): Tom Schroeder

USA, 2010

Genre: Animation, Short Fiction

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: no subtitles

Two cycling maniac friends in a race against one another: America vs Belgium, Lance vs Eddy. And at the end of the race, there's a woman waiting. Who will win?

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In the Woods with Amir Kabbani

In the Woods with Amir Kabbani

In the Woods with Amir Kabbani

Director(s): Lukas Tielke

Germany, 2012

5:00 min

Genre: Documentary, Music Video Clip

Dialogues: no dialogues

Subtitles: no subtitles

Dynamic, crazy, perfect: Amir Kabbani. A professional mountain bike racer tears through the forest. Thrilling, with high-speed slow motion.

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Scrapertown

Scrapertown

Director(s): Drea Cooper

USA, 2010

7:30 min

Genre: Documentary

Dialogues: English

Subtitles: no subtitles

Creativity is cool. and sometimes so motivating that it can change lives. "Scraper Bike" gives youth in troubled neighbourhoods new perspectives.

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