Canberra Walk and Ride Week
In partnership with Transport Canberra and ACT Government, the NFSA presents a free screening in celebration of Canberra Walk and Ride Week. Book your ticket and ride, walk, stroll or hop along to this free screening.
Full program 132 mins.
Boccioni's Bike (1981, 9 mins)
Animated, hand-drawn lyrical interpretation in the graphic style of the Italian futurists, notably Umberto Boccioni's 'Four studies of the dynamism of a bicyclist'. A cyclist rides to an integrative field of force vectors. A homage to the wheel and to rotational movement as the basis of our passing mechanical culture. Accompanied by the sounds of a futurist orchestra.
Look After Your Bicycle (1971, 7 mins)
Shows the importance of proper care of a bicycle for safety. For children.
Take a Ride (1978, 25 mins)
Because of increased traffic congestion, state governments are taking new initiatives in transport planning, especially in the area of public transport. Looks at the different transport systems in each state and planned improvements.
Bicycle (1972, 1 min)
Poetic impressions of bicycle riding by South Australian filmmaker, Steve Knapman.
BMX Bandits (1983, PG, Australia, D. Brian Trenchard-Smith, 90 mins)
This fast paced and economically realised teen drama focuses on three young BMX bike enthusiasts who become entangled with a group of bank robbers after discovering a carton of walkie-talkies. Starring Nicole Kidman.