The Wild is a celebration of surf filmmaking and a nod to the technology being used these days to document surfing like never before. The short film featuring 15 years old surf prodigy Noah Beschen, came out as the 2015 REDirect Surf Film Festival Grand Prize Winner.
Cycle me home is a documentary/road movie project founded by filmmakers and bike lovers in 2011. It all started with an idea of a Hungarian exchange student in Madrid who decided to ride back home to Budapest on his fixed gear bike after finishing his semester in the Spanish capital.
In One Day: Ivan Zinn’s Western States Run is a short film by Journeyfilm. Last year, an ultramarathoner by the name of Ivan Zinn set out to run Western States in under 24 hours.
Last year, on a trip to Rwanda for Rouleur magazine, photographer and filmmaker Ben Ingham followed the chaotic journey of the Tour of Rwanda, a bicycle race that twists and turns on the roads out of Kigali to the corners of the land of a thousand hills. In this short, vibrant film, Ingham captures the abstract rhythms of the race, the strength and determination of the riders, and the frenzy that lines the otherwise quiet roads of rural Rwanda as people throng to greet them, and catch a glimpse of the circus that passes by. (Via Film Africa 2012) · · · ◊ ◊ ◊ · · ·
Ryokou follows the journey of Shane Perkins from his home in Adelaide post London Olympics to taking residence in Japan whilst competing in the 2012/13 Keirin competition. The documentary explores the Japanese Keirin as a pivotal part of Shane’s personal and professional growth, in context of some of the major events in his career. The series comprises of 6 episodes which will be released online in early 2013. · · · ◊ ◊ ◊ · · ·
Brussels Express is a great 19 minutes long documentary about bike messengers in Brussels, the most congested city in Europe with only 4% cycling traffic. brusselsexpressfilm.be/