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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Filmed by Bike showcases the world’s best bike movies.

As cycling has gained in popularity, we’ve been there every pedal stroke of the way, bringing bike movies to the silver screen. since 2003.

Hundreds of international entries are submitted but only an average of 35 make the final cut. A panel of esteemed jurors makes that tough decision.

The Filmed by Bike Film Festival is held every May in Portland, Oregon at the prestigious, historic Hollywood Theatre. The festival kicks off with a gigantic street party on opening night to celebrate bike culture.

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The gigantic festival only happens in Portland, Oregon – a renown bike-friendly city – and our curated compilations of the world’s best bike movies are available for re-screenings in other cities.
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HOW ARE FILMS SELECTED?

Entries are evaluated by an esteemed jury of bicycle and film enthusiasts the Oregon area. We accept Jury nominations every fall. [ MORE INFO ]

WHERE DO THE MOVIES COME FROM?

Movie submissions come from independent filmmakers worldwide. Submissions are due January 20th every year. [ MORE INFO ]

WE SUPPORT NW DOCUMENTARY

Filmed by Bike supports NW Documentary, a non-profit organization that helps people tell their stories through film. Their Ride and Shoot class teaches the finer points of documentary by bicycle. We love the impressive work they do and are proud that a portion of our proceeds benefits their programs.

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