Monday, November 8, 2010

Big #10 for Bike Film Festival Starting This Week

The Bicycle Film Festival is an arts and cultural event that celebrates, yes, the bicycle. This year's splurge offers film, music, parties and performance. All about the BFF here. Coming up fast: Wednesday this week.

Nov. 10: BFF Kick-Off party
Nov. 11: Bikes Rock party with live music
Nov. 12-14: Film Screenings & After-Parties

*All parties are free. Films are $10/each; $40/full festival pass - all film screenings at Victoria Theatre. (What more persuasion is needed, bikers?)

Film highlights:

“Birth of Big Air” (Dir. Jeff Tremaine): A documentary on BMX legend Mat Hoffman, produced by Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville, et. al.

“Riding the Long White Cloud” (Dir. Alex Craig): Seven professional skateboarders attempt to cycle New Zealand's North Island in this beautiful documentary.

“The Cyclocross Meeting” (Dir. Brian Vernor) Bay Area filmmaker Brian Vernor showcases the exploding U.S. and emerging Japanese cyclocross scenes. With musical performance by the Roots of Orchis.

Nov 13-14 Screenings: Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th Street, San Francisco
Free valet bicycle parking

BFF 10 Trailer: Marco Mucig

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