Bicycle Film Festival - Silicon Valley
Select Short Film Program
Available to stream May 7 - 16, 2021
The 20th Anniversary of Bicycle Film Festival is going virtual!
BFF is arriving in Silicon Valley virtually May 7 - 16
Hosted by Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition.
Bicycle Film Festival has been celebrating bicycles through art, film and music for the last 20 years with over 90 cities worldwide and a viewer audience of 1 million and growing. The festival has an incredible history of working with the most important artists, filmmakers, venues, and institutions around the world.
BFF Select Shorts appeal to a wide audience from film connoisseurs to avid cyclists and everything in between. The curated collection of select short films will take you on a journey around the world, covering such topics as:
- Two women who bring a small town together around mountain biking and their pizza shop
- The story of road cycling legend and overall wonderful soul, Connie Carpenter
- Road cycling as relief from genocide
- A father (actor, Timothy Spall) copes with the loss of his son through cycling
- The first BMX crew in Nigeria
- A charismatic Ghanaian immigrant in Amsterdam who teaches refugee adult women to ride bikes
- A bird's-eye view of a BLM bicycle protest ride in New York
- New York City through the lens of female bike messengers
- The struggle of a young woman and her bike in Iran
How does the virtual Bicycle Film Festival Silicon Valley work? A ticket allows you to view the 90 minute short film format from Friday May 7 at 6:00pm PT through Sunday May 16 at 11:59pm PT streamed to your computer, tablet, or smart TV by simply clicking on the link provided by email 15 minutes before opening date and time. Ticket prices are "sliding scale" $10, $20, $30 so all ticket prices entitle you to the same content. You may view BFF in one sitting, or as you will, from the comfort and safety of your home.
A portion of all ticket sales goes to support Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition. SVBC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that works to make biking safer and more comfortable in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties through education, advocacy, and fun.