Cycling in Melbourne Australia
BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL 2008 – join the ride!
Melbourneʼs one true BFF, the Bicycle Film Festival, rolls into the city for the second time this November.
Screening a program of international and local films, the festival is a five-day celebration of the two–wheeled, human-powered experience. The Melbourne leg of the Bicycle Film Festival runs throughout various venues from Wednesday 19 November – Sunday 23 November.
Program of 2008 events confirmed to date (with many more to come!):
FESTIVAL LAUNCH @ BEER DELUXE
Tuesday 21 October
Program announcement and countdown to festival begins!
ART SHOW @ DONʼT COME GALLERY
Wednesday 19 November
Design aficionado and committed bicycle nut Brad Haylock will curate local and international artworks that explore the rich and expanding appreciation of the bicycle in the creative community.
BIKES ROCK! @ HI-FI BAR AND BALLROOM
Thursday 20 November
Triple R and Speak and Spell present a rock gig befitting the energy of the cycling community. Local bands and performers will whip up a bike loving frenzy and special screening of BFF shorts will kick off the evening
FILM SCREENINGS @ VCA FEDERATION HALL
Friday 21, Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 November
Local and international films that celebrate the bicycle will screen at the beautiful VCA Federation Hall. With an international program curated by Bicycle Film Festival Founding Director Brendt Barbur, audiences will enjoy films by some of the worldʼs most exciting artists.
AFTER PARTY & EXHIBITION @ CAMPBELL ARCADE, DEGRAVES SUBWAY
Friday 21 & Saturday 22 November
Some of our cities best examples of bicycle photography in one of Melbourneʼs best-loved subways. Featuring Chris Pollack (Rebel Yell BMX), Andy White (Fyxomatosis) and Ben Richards (Crumpler),
B.EST F.RIENDS F.OREVER Street Party @ DODDS ST SOUTHBANK
Sunday 23 November
Long bikes, tall bikes, crazy bikes and ugly bikes from every corner of Melbourne converge on Dodds St for a day of bike-themed frivolity. Featuring demonstrations, competitions, bike swaps, general mayhem, and of course, the Second Annual Bicycle Beauty Pageant!