Bike Film Fest Returns to Los Angeles This Wednesday Through Sunday

The official bicycle film festival promotional trailer was made by Marco Mucig

For anyone that’s missed the news, the Bicycle Film Festival is coming back to Los Angeles this week with events running from Wednesday until Friday.  Anyone familiar with the Festival knows it’s about a lot more than just bicycles or films.  This year’s festival includes a concert featuring rock band Deerhunter on Wednesday, an arts show opening on Thursday and running all weekend and street party on Sunday.

And of course, as the name suggests, there are going to be films.  Shorts and full lengths will be featured, and for the first time, after making literally hundreds of films, a Streetsfilm will be part of the festival.  And the best part?  It’s one of ours.  That’s right, Streetfilms might be based out of New York and has only made a handful of films out here, but when looking over their body of work the Bicycle Film Festival selected the film about our bicycle co-op scene as the one that will be shown to thousands of people around the world.

For a full list of Bicycle film festival events all in one place, read on after the jump.  For more details or to order tickets, visit the Bicycle Film Festival website.

BFF LOS ANGELES
AUGUST 26 – 30
TICKETS AVAILABLE at WWW.BICYCLEFILMFESTIVAL.COM
LA FESTIVAL PASS
WEDNESDAY 26 AUGUST
BIKES ROCK!
Doors at 8:00PM
Center For the Arts, Eagle Rock – 2225 Colorado Blvd
Featuring DEERHUNTER 

THURSDAY 27 AUGUST
JOYRIDE ART SHOW
6 – 10PM
BFF Storefront Gallery – 4316 Melrose Ave. near N. Heliotrope
Featured artists include: Agathe Snow / Aiko / Ashira Siegel / Camilla
Condida Donzella / Cheryl Dunn / Chiara Clemente / Erik Foss / Fast
Eddie Williams / Geoff McFetridge / I Love Dust / James Newman / Jonas
Mekas / Julia Chiang / Kelsey Brookes / Kenzo Minami / Kenny Scharf /
Mear One / Mike Giant / Scott Campbell / Steve MacDonald / ETC.
AFTERPARTY – @ R Bar (3331 W. 8th Street) – password is JOYRIDE

FRIDAY 28 AUGUST
FILM SCREENINGS
DOWNTOWN INDEPENDENT – 251 South Main St. near W. 3rd. St.
  7:30 PM |
PROGRAM 1 – Where are you go
 9:30 PM |
PROGRAM 2 – Fun Bike Shorts
AFTERPARTY – TBD

SATURDAY 29 AUGUST
FILM SCREENINGS
DOWNTOWN INDEPENDENT – 251 South Main St. near W. 3rd. St.
  3:30 PM |
PROGRAM 3 – The Third Wheel
  5:30 PM |
PROGRAM 4 – Keirin Queen/Onna Keirin Oh
  7:30 PM |
PROGRAM 5 – I Love my Bicycle: The Story of FBM Bikes
  9:30 PM |
PROGRAM 6 – Urban Bike Shorts
AFTERPARTY – STAR TRACK @ The Short Stop (1455 W. Sunset Blvd.)

SUNDAY 30 AUGUST
BFF ANNUAL STREET PARTY
12 – 8.00PM

N. Heliotrope Dr. at Melrose Ave. East Hollywood
This is going to be the party of the year!
Fun bike games, bunnyhop contest, track competitions, free-style competitions. Great Music too!!
JOYRIDE ART SHOW IS ACROSS THE STREET. 

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