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iBike, dir. Martin Amiot, Canada 2013, 12 mins.
lang. fr, en, sub. pl, en
Via some key cycling personalities, this short movie develops ideas surrounding the fixed gear scene and biking community of Montreal. The viewer is introduced to various characters from the Montreal fixed gear communities including shop owners, musicians, restaurant owners, corporate commuters, politicians, messengers and more. The personality and passion of each character is developed through interviews with supporting imagery. Each character is chosen to represent a different story and viewpoint regarding the quickly growing fixed gear culture of Montreal with the main objective of challenging the viewer’s perceptions surrounding cycling. The viewer creates conclusions and question their understanding of urban biking as an efficient means of municipal transportation and art.
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