Paso corto: Havana Bikes

WINNER: FIAB AWARD, SICILIAMBIENTE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL 2015 JURIED PRIZE WINNER: 4TH ANNUAL BIKE SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL 3RD PRIZE WINNER: VELOBERLIN FILM AWARD 2015 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: CYCLING SHORTS, FAMILY BIKE PARADE, POLLOKSHIELDS GLASGOW 2016 BICYCLE WEEK RIGA 2016 ECOCINE FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA AMBIENTAL Y DIREITOS HUMANOS 2015 OFFLINE FILM FESTIVAL 2015 LUXEMBOURG BICYCLE & ART FILM FESTIVAL 2015 SHORT FILM FESTIVAL COLOGNE 2015 FILMED BY BIKE FILM FESTIVAL 2015 KALAMAZOO BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL 2015 ARQFILMFEST 2015 THE BIG FILM NIGHT - ROTORUA BIKE FESTIVAL 2015 PROMAX SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2014 BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL 2014 (NEW YORK, MOSCOW, HELSINKI, BOGOTÁ, QUÉBEC CITY, STOCKHOLM, GUADALAJARA, QUITO, DRESDEN, MADRID, TRAVERSE CITY) BRISTOL CYCLE FESTIVAL 2014 9TH INTERNATIONAL CYCLING FILM FESTIVAL 2014 15 SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2014 NUOVI ORIZZONTI LATINI FESTIVAL 2014 SYDNEY RIDES FILM FESTIVAL 2014 Cuba underwent a bicycle revolution in the 1990s during its five year ‘Special Period’. Oil was scarce as a result of tough economic constraints, and throughout those years of austerity, bicycles where introduced as an alternative mode of transport. Thousands of Cubans used bicycles on a regular basis, as pedalling became the norm on the island. Years later, the transportation crisis subsided and motorised vehicles returned, and the country’s bicycle culture took a hit. Now, new bikes are difficult to come by and parts are not readily available, yet many Cubans still use bicycles daily and, despite the limited resources, a handful of mechanics provide a service to those who rely on their bikes in their everyday lives. Plenty of cyclists roam the streets of Havana and the rest of Cuba. Ángel, a typical bike riding Habanero, provides a brief insight into Cuban bicycle culture and the importance of bike mechanics in the capital as we come across both riders and repairmen. *Music by VOLT HEIST: www.voltheist.com Read the feature story here: https://medium.com/@diego_vivanco/havana-bikes-23f30bede9c8

En esta edición de Paso corto vamos a ver el cortometraje Havana Bikes, de Kauri Multimedia, que cuenta la historia de la cultura de la bicicleta en La Habana, Cuba, y la innovación de los mecánicos.

Cortometraje: Havana Bikes

País: Cuba

Género: Documental

Temas: Las bicicletas y los medios de transporte, La innovación y el ingenio, El reciclaje vs. el consumismo, Las profesiones


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