2011 Need for Speed: Shorts Program B

Need for Speed: Shorts Program B

SHOWTIMES: Sat. 5pm (all ages) | Sun. 9pm (21+)

Commuter Dreams | 7:30
Merritt Raitt – Portland, Oregon
We all find a way to make the long trip to work bearable, some of us turn to books or podcasts, or in the case of Commuter Dreams, the imagination.

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LCD Soundsystem – Drunk Girls | 4:20
Director: Daniel Garcia, Producer: The Secretariat // My Active Driveway – New York, New York
Portland bikers show their stripes while jousting in this gritty, hot and steamy LCD Soundsystem video remake. Features rough-and-tumble women on tall bikes, beer swilling and rad action in slow-mo.

Cyclocross on Kodachrome 40 | 2:22
Lars C. Larsen – Portland, Oregon
Long-time Filmed by Bike contributor Lars C. Larsen returns to Filmed by Bike with a bold claim: he’s got the last bike movie shot on Kodachrome. Kodachrome was the first color film ever available, but as of December 2010 not a single lab has the machinery necessary to process the film. Right before the last lab closed down. Larsen managed to shoot one last bike movie.

The Escape | 2:50
Heath Korvola – Portland, Oregon
Sometimes you need to leave the drudgery behind and hit the road.

Bolt Cutterz | 7:48
Sean Stanley – Canada
When his bike is stolen, a man goes hunting, even if that means facing the nasty trash who stole his bike.

A Summer Behind Bars | 7:45
Ironclad Performance Wear Cycling Team – Portland, Oregon
A brief glimpse of the love, sweat, and spunk of the Portland-based Ironclad racing team.

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Burundi’s Biking Bananas | 2:55
Joe Lapp – Africa
Joe goes down into the heart of Africa and documents how much cargo can be carried by the simplest of bikes, including the speed-demon, daredevil banana bikers.

Tokyo to Osaka | 13:00
Nic Hill – Tokyo, Japan
Quite the trial and triumph documented in this feature of what it takes to carry yourself over those long distances via bike.

Get Dirty | 3:07
Robin Moore – Portland, Oregon
Last year’s Golden Helmet Award winning film star from “Performance” is done with all that squeaky clean.

Cyclocross Experience | 10:44
Peter Monahan – Bend, Oregon
An in-depth documentary on the ins-and-outs of cyclocross in Oregon.

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Big Balls! | 3:06
Lindsey Voreis – Bend, Oregon
Hey Ladies! This one’s for you. An infomercial on a product you might need to help travel across the tougher parts of bike paths.

Need for Speed | 7:13
Martin Rockwell – Sherwood, Oregon
The story of a man’s unhealthy addiction to traveling as fast as possible on his bike.

Sherwood | 1:49
Burk Webb – Bend, Oregon
In the heat of a cyclocross race, amidst the raucous din of the throngs of sidelines fans, it’s sometimes easy to overlook the beauty of the course. Longtime Filmed by Bike contributor Burk Webb takes on a journey through the Sherwood Forest.

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Right Hook | 1:50
Mike Vogel – Portland, Oregon

The Boy Who Cried “Mechanical” | 2:00
Professor Dave Shaprio – Seattle, Washington
The latest in Prof. Shapiro’s popular series of allegorical bike tales with a beery theme.

All You Haters (Suck My Balls) | 4:00
Evan Nix and Adam Nix – Denver, Colorado
Because hipsters are people too…. We think this anthem of inclusion makes for an appropriate finale to the festival.