Bicycle Film Festival

BFF Vancouver

The Bicycle Film Festival (BFF) has been celebrating bicycles through art, film and music over the last 24 years. BFF spanned the world in over 100 cities worldwide to an audience of over one million people.

BFF Vancouver presents two short film programs: Adventure shorts and Urban Bike shorts. These short films appeal to a wide audience from film connoisseurs to avid cyclists and everyone in between. Curated documentaries, narratives, animations, award-winning directors, and emerging talents – all sharing equal billing.

Presented by HUB Cycling.

Saturday, May 18

Adventure Shorts

Doors 5:00 pm | Event 6:00 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.

General Admission Tickets $20 + s/c HERE | $23 at the door
Optional donation to HUB Cycling when you buy your ticket HERE

Urban Bike Shorts

Doors 8:15 pm | Event 9:00 pm *Start time subject to change. Please arrive on time.

General Admission Tickets $20 + s/c HERE
Optional donation to HUB Cycling when you buy your ticket HERE

Why not make it a Double Bill with BOTH short film blocks for $38+ s/c HERE


Adventure Shorts Programme
  • Kailey Kornhauser and fellow “fat cyclist” Marley Blonsky are on a mission to change the idea that people with larger bodies can’t ride bikes
  • A young woman defies oppression in Iran through a daring escape in order to pedal freely on a bicycle
  • A dreamy glimpse into three professional female mountain bikers reflecting on their willingness to sustain broken bones, concussions, and organ damages
  • A family gives up everything to be together in their motorhome, travelling from bike park to bike park across Europe
  • The story of 17-year-old Nigel James, a Diné mountain biker who hosts the first-ever Enduro race in the Navajo Nation, and honours their land, community, and culture through revitalizing trails
  • And more…
Urban Bike Shorts Programme
  • The first BMX crew in Nigeria
  • An homage to the track bike and the Vancouver community formed around it
  • A bicycle takeover and one of the United State’s largest, most anticipated street riding events on the bikelife calendar attracting riders from the wheeling community worldwide
  • A charismatic Ghanaian immigrant in Amsterdam who teaches refugee adult women to ride bikes
  • The story of Leo Rogers
  • A love letter to the splendor of winter through the eyes of a female bicycle courier in the midst of a Canadian deep-freeze
  • The life of a New York City food delivery worker during the COVID-19 endemic phase
  • The story of Reza Alizadeh, a blind bicycle mechanic in Mashhad, Iran
  • A short animation about how there’s no stopping where a bike can take you
  • The waste cycle created by bike manufacturing and consumption, featuring Vancouver's Our Community Bikes
  • And more…

Check out the trailer here 



BFF VANCOUVER GENERAL TRAILER from Bicycle Film Festival on Vimeo.