Bicycle Film Festival comes to London this November

Back with exciting line-up of shorts and feature films from around the world along with a host of supporting events and parties, the Bicycle Film Festival (BFF) returns to London 22-25 November. 

As the official charity partner of the festival, LCC is looking forward to a busy long weekend chock-full of cycling related fun and we hope to see many LCC members and supporters in attendance to celebrate the bicycle through music, art and, of course, film.

What's On?

Thursday 22

LAUNCH PARTY
6PM - Look mum no hands!

Kick off the festivities with a preview of the film programme by the festival director Brendt Barbur, along with music from LMNH's very own Lewin Chalkley, visuals from the BFI and FREE BEER thanks to Vedett at Look mum no hands! from 6pm.

The launch party is free to attend.

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Friday 23

PROGRAMME 1: THE BIG LANDS

The Big Lands is the story of a 2,000 kilometre adventure on the Trans-Labrador Highway in Canada, which connects handfuls of communities struggling to survive, and stretches the sense of what is possible on a bike.

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Saturday 24

PANEL DEBATE
12.30PM - Hackney Picturehouse (free event)

Join the discussion at the BFF’s panel discussion to explore how culture can affect policy changes in order to make the city truly cycling friendly. LCC Campaigns Coordinator Fran Graham will also be speaking on the panel.

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SCREENING PROGRAMME

From 4pm - Hackney Picturehouse

From a rich collection of animated films about the bike to short films documenting urban bike communities in cities around the world, join us at Hackney Picturehouse for a full afternoon of screenings.

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AFTER PARTY

8PM till late! (free event)

Number 90, 90 Wallis Rd E9 5LN

Sunday 25

GRAVEL RIDE
8AM - London Velo, Deptford (free event)

Explore the country lanes and single track in Kent. Starting at London Velo in Deptford, riders will head south into the hills for a challenging gravel ride that takes in the picturesque countryside of Kent.

The ride is free to enter but the BFF asks that you make a £10 donation to London’s Air Ambulance, an important service that has helped many London cyclists.

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SCREENING PROGRAMME

From 2pm - West Norwood Picturehouse

Whether returning from the morning’s gravel ride or just about recovered from the after party, join us at the West Norwood Picturehouse for a series of screenings to wrap up the last day of the festival. Screenings include worldwide cycling and sport shorts, Moser’s Dare to Win and Vittoria De Sica’s masterpiece Bicycle Theives.

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