18th Annual Filmed by Bike

September 10-13, 2020

* Watch live or later *

A series of interactive YouTube Livestream events featuring the world’s best bike movies – an all-new collection for 2020!

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Festival Pass – All Access

Save $10! A Festival Pass grants you access to all events and showtimes, no matter where you live, and at any time. Join live for the chat and movies, or watch the archived version later on your own time.

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About the Festival

“Ride Like A Girl” Jon Lynn + Carley Young – Brooklyn, New York

Filmed by Bike is a film festival featuring the world’s best independent bicycle movies. Since 2003 we have been presenting an annual collection of films and hosting events to celebrate our shared passion for bikes.

  • 72 Films from all over the world
  • 13 Online events
  • 6 Movie programs
  • 5 Pre-Festival Events
  • 3 Days of films
  • A Filmmaking workshop
  • 1 Incredible festival weekend filled with bike love!


Festival Movie Events

“Cyclist” Melih Aslan – Istanbul, Turkey

Every movie time is a YouTube livestream event featuring:

  • Our collection of the best new bike movies from all over the world as selected by our Festival Jury
  • Special live guests
  • An interactive chat where you can discuss the films
  • Intermission
  • The opportunity to watch and participate live, or later whenever you want (for up to one month)



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All times are Pacific Time

“I Just Want To Ride – Lael Wilcox and the Tour Divide” Rugile Kaladyte + PEARL iZUMi – Louisville, Colorado


6:30 pm – September 1-9

Tune in for this special Q+A interview series. We’ll be talking with filmmakers from all over the world about their fascinating work. We’re also hosting a roundtable discussion with bike advocates from across the US to talk about how their mission and programs have shifted in the wake of the global racial justice reckoning and quarantine for COVID-19.

Free Event Schedule


7:00 Pre-Party Happy Hour

We’re kicking off the event in style with this fun interactive chat and hangout with jury members past and present.

Join us to find out more about what’s in store for this year’s exciting festival, which we have been planning since way back in January.

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“Styrofoam” Noah Sheldon + Jean Liu – Evanston, Illinois. USA


7:00 pm – Shorts Program A
Presented by NYC Bike Mayor Courtney Williams of the Brown Bike Girl Consulting, and a Filmed by Bike juror
A wildly fun mix of movies, Family friendly

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9:00 pm – Short Program B
Presented by Kailey Kornhauser, bike adventure
A wildly funny mix of movies. Perfect for a later night crowd.

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“Rapha Rides” Osaka Lee Basford, Daisuke Kitayama, Rapha – Tokyo, Japan


2:00 pm – Workshop: Filmmaking on a Budget (FREE)
Hosted by NYC Bike Mayor Courtney Williams of The Brown Bike Girl Consulting who is also a 2020 FIlmed by Bike Juror

A workshop geared toward Black, Indigenous and All People of Color who are emerging filmmakers. Hosted in conjunction with our brand new BIPOC Filmmaker Grant Program

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6:00 pm – Bike Love
Celebrating our shared passion for bikes.

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8:00 pm – Adventure Night!
Presented by NW Trail Alliance with special guest Kelsea De Filippis
Stories of adventure on the remote and rugged road.

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“Cycle Sisters – A Cycling Club for Muslim Women” Robert Spanring – Guildford, Great Britain


6:00 pm – Triumph
Heartwarming tales about how bikes are changing lives.

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7:30 pm – Quarantine Edition
Presented by Stephanie Hough, Filmmaker, Film Instructor and Filmed by Bike Juror
Awkward films for this awkward time. A time capsule.

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Filmmaker Q+As and Other Events

Filmmaker Melih Aslan, Turkey (R)

We’re interviewing filmmakers from all over the world leading up to the festival!

Tune in for these live interactive sessions where you can ask question in the chat window. Participate live or watch later on your own schedule.

Many of our filmmakers had planned to visit Portland for our annual festival at the gorgeous, historic Hollywood Theatre. We will miss seeing them here in person, but we are excited to invite them onto our YouTube channel for a series of interviews leading up to the festival. Find out more about their creative work and what cycling is like where they live.



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