Not long now until the annual Bicycle Film Festival going on in London. Here’s what’s going to be showing, as this year they have a pretty solid BMX programme. Get down to this one if you can…
BMX Programme (15)
5 October 2013
Cinema 2 (Beech St)
Standard – £10.50 online /
£11.50 on the door
Barbican Members – £8.40 online /
£9.20 on the door
Concessions – £9.50 online /
£10.50 on the door
Under 18s – £6
Salvador ‘Sal’ Barbier – The Way I Roll
Salvador “Sal” Barbier, skater and BMX collector.
US 2012 5 min Dir Peter Sutherland
Here today, gone before tomorrow. We take advantage of architectural gold while we can.
US 2013 Dir Joey Piazza 9 min
This video has been shot and compiled in Irkutsk (Russia), it shows riding, events and amazing moments from the harsh Siberian landscape. Music by Moondog and the Director Kostya B.
Russia 2013 Dir Kostya B. 10 min
Women’s BMX is a small but tight and growing community. They are making their way to big competitions around the world. This film captures their first time at a major event like Simple Session. This is an all female production.
Estonia 2012 Dir Helen Habakuk, Doris Taaker, & Brett Astrid Vomma 11 min
BMX in NYC shot with Super 8mm.
US 2013 Dir Jerry Launchpad DeLeon 9 min
As featured in issue 176 (above), five riders, three weeks, three countries and a trip into the unknown for everyone involved. With most trips nowadays being ‘team trips’, this one brought some people together that usually wouldn’t travel and ride together.
Germany /Singapore 2013 Dir Philip Kölsch 11 min
End of an Era
‘End of an Era’ is a portrait of BMX legend Matt Beringer and his dream house and backyard setup. For roughly 16 years Matt’s house has been known as the ideal destination for every rider on earth. The film delves into the creation, history and destruction of the house, as Matt moves on to the next chapter of his life.
US 2013 Dir Jordan Utley 10 min
Short film on the North East BMX Scene.
UK 2012 Dir James Newrick 13 min
Total programme running time 78 min