Filmed by Bike is a film festival featuring bike-themed movies from around the world. The festival happens only in Portland every April and this year they are celebrating their 10th anniversary of bringing bikes to the silver screen. All screenings take place at the Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton St. in Portland April 13-18.
In honor of their 10th anniversary, the festival has curated a stellar collection of movies into six different programs that play over the course of five days and 13 showtimes. Each program features a mix of excellent movies in a variety of styles. Blood, Sweat and Gears, a special program of cyclocross movies, plays Tuesday, April 17.
Over the years Filmed by Bike has become a favorite springtime event as it brings thousands of people to the Clinton St. Theater. But it’s not just about being in the theater, in the true spirit of a cyclists wanting to be outside, Filmed by Bike opens up Clinton Street, the actual road, on opening night for the New Belgium Street Party. This free-to-get-in event showcases live entertainment, a beer garden, on-site screen printing and much more. How are you getting to Filmed by Bike? Don’t go alone, Go With Gary, mt. bike legend Gary Fisher! Portland Bicycle Tours will lead to ride from Bike Gallery (1001 SW 10th) that valiantly winds through Downtown Portland and across the river on the way to the festival.
Advance tickets are recommended as many shows will sell out. A limited number of tickets are available for sale online. When those tickets sell out, additional tickets will be made available at the door while supplies last. See the website for details.