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Bicycle Film Festival Comes to Silicon Valley

The Bicycle Film Festival is coming to Silicon Valley and we're proud to partner with the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition to spread the word. 

The 20th Anniversary of the Bicycle Film Festival is going virtual and coming to your home! 

Dates: May 7 – 16, 2021
Location: Silicon Valley (virtual platform)
HostSilicon Valley Bicycle Coalition 
Tickets: boldtypetickets.com

Selected Shorts for the Silicon Valley BFF:

BFF Select Shorts appeal to a wide audience from film connoisseurs to avid cyclists and everything in between. 

The curated collection of select short films will take you on a journey around the world, covering all forms of biking – road, mountain, city, and social justice.

  • Two women who bring a small town together around mountain biking and their pizza shop
  • A charismatic Ghanaian immigrant in Amsterdam who teaches refugee adult women to ride bikes
  • New York City through the lens of female bike messengers
  • The struggle of a young woman and her bike in Iran
  • The first BMX crew in Nigeria 
  • A bird's-eye view of a BLM bicycle protest ride in New York
  • Road cycling as relief from genocide

Bicycle Film Festival Silicon Valley from Bicycle Film Festival on Vimeo.

As host, a portion of all ticket sales goes to support the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition.

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Ticket prices are on a "sliding scale" of $10, $20, $30.  

All ticket prices entitle you to the same content. 

A portion of each ticket sold gets funneled back to the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition to help support their advocacy efforts to build better bicycle infrastructure and policy, and provide educational content to the residents of Silicon Valley!  The more you spend on a ticket, the more SVBC benefits!

How to watch the festival?

A ticket allows you to view the 90-minute short film format from Friday May 7 at 6:00pm PT through Sunday, May 16 at 11:59pm PT streamed to your computer, tablet, or smart TV. The link which will be sent to you by email, will become live 15 minutes before the opening date and time. You may view BFF in one sitting, or as you will, from the comfort and safety of your home. 

About the Bicycle Film Festival:

Bicycle Film Festival has been celebrating bicycles through art, film and music for the last 20 years with over 90 cities worldwide and a viewer audience of 1 million and growing. The festival has an incredible history of working with the most important artists, filmmakers, venues, and institutions around the world. 

 About the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition:

SVBC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that works to make biking safer and more comfortable in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties through education, advocacy, and fun.

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