The festival is a celebration of bicycles and the culture that surrounds them. The films feature a wide spectrum of experiences, stories and images of bicycling. Some will make you laugh. Some will make you think. The common theme is that they are all for, about or inspired by bicycles.

Kalamazoo Bicycle Film Festival

2015 Bike Shorts

Kalamazoo Show

Tuesday May 12, 2015

Bell’s Eccentric CafĂ©
355 E Kalamazoo Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Show Times:
6:00 PM (all ages show)
8:15 PM
(21 and over show)


Lansing Show

Friday May 29, 2015

Midtown Brewing Company
402 South Washington, Lansing, MI 48933

Show Times:
6:00 PM


This program is a collection of short bicycle films. The films have been chosen for quality of production, uniqueness and program variety.

Now accepting entries for 2015 Bike Shorts.

See the entry form link above for details and deadline.

Films already accepted into the 2015 Kalamazoo Bicycle Film Festival program "Bike Shorts"

Bicycle Safari
Director: Nolan Alan McNally
Time 3:59 / USA

Riding a bicycle, with fun and exploration being the only destinations.

Director: Cigdem Slankard
Time 8:00 / USA

A family of seven and avid cargo bikers lead a car-free lifestyle in Buffalo, New York

Forgotten Dirt - Afghanistan
Director: Anthill Films
Time 10:13 / Afghanistan/Canada

A small team of riders travel to the remote Wakhan Corridor in Afghanistan on a world first mountain bike expedition to explore trails that are thousands of years old.

Havana Bikes
Director: Diego Vivanco
Time 5:20 / Cuba/Spain

In Cuba new bikes are difficult to come by and parts are not readily available. A handful of mechanics provide a service to those who rely on their bikes in their everyday lives.

Its All About The Bike
Director: Colum Lynch
Time 4:00 / Ireland

A period sensitive restoration of a 1951 Thanet Silverlight road bike by Lego characters.

La bici
Director: Maria Barahona
Time 4:04 / United Kingdom

A man ponders the love hate relationship he had with his bike.

My Legs My Gears
Director: Peter Scholl / Mark Wagner
Time 8:29 / Germany

A portrait of Mianzi Rei who lives for her passion of fixed gear bikes and track racing.

The Gift
Director: Russ Lamoureux
Time 2:46 / USA

Set within the mind of a man as he watches the woman he loves transform his gifts into freedom.

Tron Kong
Director: Spencer Douglas / Joshua Wong
Time 2:09 / China


Light bicycles battle it out on the streets of Hong Kong.

Whiffed Out
Director: Jason Giampietro
Time 11:34 / USA

The journey of a bicycle that is abandoned in a hallway, lent to a man looking for a delivery job and is eventually passed on to a new owner.

Bestest Friends
Director: Tim Bornholdt
Time 3:25 / USA

Koo Koo Kangaroo's music video shows us you'll never be as close to your best friend as you are on a tandem bicycle.

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