Bicycle Film Festival 2011

The London Bicycle Film Festival kicks off this week at the Barbican. Now in its 11th year globally the festival is a celebration of the world’s best invention: the bicycle.

Film highlights include the UK Premiere of RACING TOWARDS RED HOOK, (Dir. Jessica Scott & Hyde Harper) the story of 3 cyclists of diverse backgrounds competing in one of New York City’s biggest underground events, the 2011 Red Hook Criterium, and SUNCHASERS(Dir. Irvin Coffee) a documentary which explores the world of competitive cycling through the lives of three disabled women, each in distinct periods of their cycling careers as they prepare for the Paralympics.

This year Cyclodelic are proud to be unveiling our long awaited collaboration with British design royalty, ZANDRA RHODES. Zandra’s newly restored and accessorised bicycle will go on display at the Oakley Store in Covent Garden at the BFF kick off party this Wednesday, October 5th from 7-10PM. I’ll then be back at the Oakley store on Sunday October 9th to lead a panel discussion about women’s cycling. more details to follow. Also on October 9th is a special selection of films BY WOMEN ABOUT WOMEN highlighting some of the best talent in women’s film making and cycling.

Aside from the films, come and experience LATES at the Barbican, a BFF kick-off concert, featuring THE NEW CASSETTES as well as interactive events including Rollapaluza Roller Racing, a Fixed Tricks competition, and much more on Thursday October 6, A Night of Northern Soul, brought to you by the London Bike Forum (LFGSS) at Juno Bar, Shoreditch on October 7th, from 10pm- 2am. A BMX race, Bike Rides, the 5th Annual BFF Bike Polo Tournament, Seminars, and a Bicycle Themed Pub Quiz at Look Mum No Hands Café, (49 Old Street, EC1V) on Sunday the 9th.

300,000 people are expected to attend BFF in 2011. Come and be part of something great!

Click here for more info and tickets.

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