Why We Cycle free screening doco 2 Nov

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Why We Cycle free screening doco 2 Nov

Postby twowheels » Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:17 pm

Chris Bruntlett is an active transport consultant, who runs Vancouver-based creative agency Modacity with his wife Melissa Bruntlett. The couple will present at a free screening of documentary Why We Cycle this Friday, November 2, North Perth Town Hall, from 6.30pm.

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Re: Why We Cycle free screening doco 2 Nov

Postby Thoglette » Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:27 pm

twowheels wrote:Chris Bruntlett is an active transport consultant, who runs Vancouver-based creative agency Modacity with his wife Melissa Bruntlett. The couple will present at a free screening of documentary Why We Cycle this Friday, November 2, North Perth Town Hall, from 6.30pm.


Any idea of how long the event will take? IMDB states the movie runtime is 57 minutes but I presume there'll be some Q&A or similar?
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Re: Why We Cycle free screening doco 2 Nov

Postby Thoglette » Thu Nov 01, 2018 2:01 pm



Indeed! Thanks.

Why We Cycle film screening with special guests Chris & Melissa Bruntlett

Perth Bike Hub (Facebook only, apparently)

Friday, 2 November 2018 from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm (AWST)
North Perth Town Hall 26 View St, North Perth WA 6006
Perth Bike Hub wrote:Why We Cycle isn’t just for bike lovers. It’s film that has genuine mainstream appeal for anyone interested in issues such as cities, community building, environmental sustainability, social equity and human interaction.

View the trailer at www.whywecycle.eu

SPECIAL GUESTS
We’re delighted to be joined by globally renowned bike culture leaders Chris and Melissa Bruntlett of Vancouver-based creative agency Modacity. Chris and Melissa will give a short pre-film presentation and join a post-film discussion panel. Copies of their new book Building the Cycling City will be for sale on the night.

Drinks and delicious Middle Eastern food will be available to purchase. Doors open at 6.30pm, film starts at 7.30pm.

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Re: Why We Cycle free screening doco 2 Nov

Postby Thoglette » Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:53 pm

Something I posted somewhere else
Thoglette wrote:Relighting the topic, I ran across this article, which discusses the history of how the Dutch ended up where they are.

No helmets, no problem: how the Dutch created a casual biking culture
A chat with the authors of a new book on cycling in the Netherlands.
By David Roberts@drvoxdavid@vox.com Aug 28, 2018, 2:00pm EDT

Chris Bruntlett wrote:So their status as a cycling nation wasn’t always a given. It took a lot of hard work, a certain degree of stubbornness, and forward-thinking politicians to get where they are. And even then, you know, the margins were really, really tight.


It also underlines that the Dutch understand the difference between "sports riding" (wielrenners aka MAMILs ) and someone "just riding" (fietsers).
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Re: Why We Cycle free screening doco 2 Nov

Postby Thoglette » Sat Nov 03, 2018 12:00 am

FWIW Boffins have the book in stock.
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