Bicycle Film Festival

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Bicycle Film Festival is returning to Nanaimo at Malaspina Theatre (VIU). Hosted by Hub City Cycles Community Coop along with the City of Nanaimo as part of Fall Go By Bike Week. This year, BFF Nanaimo presents an international short film program with award-winning and emerging new talent. For lovers of pro cycling, gravel biking, mountain biking, youth culture, and more – this program will take you on a journey with passionate cyclists around the world. Featuring stories about:

  • The 1900-mile bicycle journey by Erick Cedeno (Bicycle Nomad) retracing the original route of the Buffalo Soldiers
  • 4X champion, Sonya Looney navigates life as a professional athlete and a pregnant athlete
  • The life of a New York City food delivery worker
  • Cycle sport as relief from genocide (Oscar-winning director)
  • A family gives up everything to be together in their motorhome, traveling from bike park to bike park across Europe with their mother
  • The story of 17-year-old Nigel James, a DinĂ© mountain biker who hosts the first-ever Enduro race in the Navajo Nation, and honors their land, community, and culture through revitalizing trails
  • A bicycle takeover and one of the United State’s largest, most anticipated street riding events on the bike life calendar attracting riders from the wheeling
  • How a gold medal in road cycling at the 1984 Olympics changed spandex forever

Bicycle Film Festival has been celebrating bicycles through art, film, and music over the last 23 years. The BFF has spanned the world in 100 cities worldwide to an audience of one million people.