Live From Memphis presents “Bikesploitation II: Some Bike It Hot” a celebration of bikes, films, and community. This event is free and open to the public, and will be held Saturday, May 19 at the Sears Crosstown Building (495 N. Watkins) from 6:30 to 10 p.m.
Schedule of Events
6:30pm - Come on your bike if you can, there will be plenty of secure areas for bike parking (there’s also parking for 4-wheeled vehicles).
6:30-8:30pm - Mobile Music Machine featuring Interrobang and MC Griddle.
7:00-8:30pm - Memphis Hardcourt Bike Polo (http://memphisbikepolo.com/) - if you haven’t had a chance to see this crazy sport you need to check it out!
8:30-10:00pm - Bikesploitation Film Screening - We've been scouring the globe to bring you an entertainingly diverse collection of bicycle-themed shorts from around the world (and Memphis too). See below for list of films that will screen.
Additional activities include interactive Bike Art and a Bike-themed Photo-booth. There will also be opportunities to purchase food from the Cafe Eclectic Hot Dog Cart (http://www.cafeeclectic.net), Drag?n Frozen Treats (http://www.yelp.com/biz/dragn-frozen-treats-memphis), and, of course, we?ll have beverages to quench your thirst!
Films from Memphis
“Bad Bikes” | dir. Corduroy Wednesday
“Bike Lee” | dir. Ranetta Jackson
“Cyclocross 2011” | dir. Outdoors Inc “Meditations on Two Wheels” | dir. Robert Rowan “The Village Bicycle” | dir. Elle Bomb Productions “Working Bikes” | dir. Matt Weatherly
“Victory Bicycle Studio” | dir. New School Media
Films from Around the World
“Bike Love” | dir. Rick Darge | Los Angeles, CA
“Golden Tree” | dir. Ninian Doff | London, UK
“Keelan Phillips - Bicycle Ballet (Flatland BMX)” | dir. Visive Productions | Kent, UK “Winter?s Edge” | dir. John Amunet | Helsinki, Finland
“Velo Coffee Roasters” | dir. Kohl Threlkeld | Chattanooga, TN
Live From Memphis Event Page - http://www.livefrommemphis.com/bikesploitation
Facebook Event Page - http://www.facebook.com/events/271469979616527/