Bicycle Film Festival - Seattle

Sat, May 6 at 7pm

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Bicycle Film Festival is returning to Seattle. BFF has an incredible history. It began in New York City in 2001 by Brendt Barbur after being hit by a bus while riding a bicycle. He turned his negative experience into a positive one. For the past 23 years, BFF has been celebrating bicycles through art, film and music around world in over 100 cities to an audience of one million people.


BFF Seattle presents an international short film program. Oscar nominated and award-winning shorts share equal billing with emerging new talent that celebrate the bicycle in all its human power forms. Hosted by The Stranger.


BFF Seattle features stories about:


  • A bicycle takeover and one of the United State's largest, most anticipated street riding events on the bikelife calendar attracting riders from the wheeling community worldwide. 
  • Olympian and queer cyclist, Lea Davison proves that you don’t have to choose between who you love and the sport you love.
  • The story of Reza Alizadeh, a blind bicycle mechanic in Mashhad, Iran.
  • The 1900 mile bicycle journey by Erick Cedeno (Bicycle Nomad) retracing the original route of the Buffalo Soldiers.
  • The life of a New York City food delivery worker
  • A man finds his stolen bicycle and it now belongs to a stranger (2021 Oscar Nomination)
  • A family gives up everything to be together in their motorhome, traveling from bike park to bike park across Europe with their mother.
  • A short film about Seattle bike messengers, day laborers, and outsourcing gone wild.
  • Plus more.