2021 Official Selection

of the French Riviera

Motorcycle Film Festival



Feature films in competition

  • "972 BREAKDOWNS - On The Landway to New York", Germany
  • "BROUGH SUPERIOR - Sur les traces de Lawrence D’Arabie", France
  • "IT'S NOT THE END OF THE ROAD", Poland
  • "JOHANN ZARCO - L'audace d'un champion", France
  • "QUINZE MILLE TOURS MINUTE", France
  • "WHEN THE ROAD ENDS - lost in the Pacific (with a Motorcycle)", Switzerland

Court-métrages en compétition

  • "202", France
  • "PASSEPORT POUR LA LIBERTE", France
  • "RAY TAUSCHER : America's Forgotten World Champion Motorcycle Racer", USA
  • "REAPPEAR", UK
  • "REDUX", Spain
  • "REFUGEE", France
  • "SFUMATO", Iran
  • "STUNT MEMORIES : c'était mieux avant ?", France
  • "THE REASON", USA

All these films will be screened in the Festival - february 26 to 28, 2021


Films Classified by duration

REDUX

Director : Ot Boqué

Producer : Ot Boqué

Duration : 1 minutes 51'

Country : Spain

"REDUX" not only symbolizes the rebirth of a motorcycle, but the state of mind of a person living in difficult times. The death of ambition and creativity during lockdown, and...

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THE REASON

Director : Noah Conopask

Producer : Noah Conopask

Duration : 4 minutes 20

Country : USA
When it comes to the hyper niche world of vintage motorcycle racing, the Barber Vintage Festival is as big as it gets. In this emotional and sincere journey we discover why racers from...

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REFUGEE

Director : Morgan Matyjasik

Producer : Morgan Matyjasik

Duration : 4 minutes 55'

Country : France

Guided by the stars, a biker explores the cosmos on the roads of an imaginary world. This film is a cinematographic, poetic and musical UFO with absolutely amazing images...

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REAPPEAR

Director : Tommy Clarke

Producers : Mark Stothert & Minnie Young

Duration : 13 minutes 25'

Country : UK

A young man restores his late father's vintage motorcycle to recreate his mother's most precious photograph. Very beautiful images and great sensitivity in this fiction. Reappear...

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STUNT MEMORIES

 

Director : Elodie Devaye

Producer : Elodie Devaye

Duration : 14 minutes 44

Country : France
"Stunt Memories, alors c'était mieux avant?" is a report devoted to the history of this discipline as told by the pilots, mixing interviews and extracts from training sessions,....

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PASSEPORT POUR LA LIBERTE

Director : Dominique Peltier

Producer : Dominique Peltier

Duration : 16 minutes

Country : France

Ce film documentaire nous présente un jeune homme (Maxime) qui vient d'obtenir son permis de conduire moto. Il raconte comment le désir de pratiquer la moto s'est forgé...

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RAY TAUSCHER

 

Director : Ned Thanhouser

Producer : Ned & Michael Thanhouser

Duration : 16 minutes 42'

Country : USA

In 1931, Portland, Oregon born Raymond Tauscher won four international motorcycle racing titles in a 12-month period. His achievements in the field of racing and contributions...

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202

 

Director : Paul Lavau

Producer : Paul Lavau

Duration : 22 minutes 27'

Country : France

Every year, the motocross championship becomes the center of attention of a part of Burgundy. The film follows in the footsteps of Benjamin Gauguin, a young...

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SFUMATO

 

Director: Amirali Mirderikvand

Producer : Amirali Mirderikvand

Duration : 30 minutes

Country : Iran

This documentary tells the story of a rural family with two teenage girls, whose eldest daughter helps them a lot in life, but continues to face obstacles. She faces two major difficulties...

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IT'S NOT THE END OF THE ROAD

Directors & producers : Jaroslaw Frankowski, Robert Czyzewicz &

Sebastian Korczak

Duration : 51 minutes 22'

Pays : Poland

It is the story of people injured in accidents who did not give up and did not lose the meaning of life. They have proven that disability is not a vegetative state between four walls and that...

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QUINZE MILLE TOURS PAR MINUTE

Director : Grégoire Darrasse

Producer : Fanny Chrétien

Duration : 52 mn

Country : France

In a countryside near the city of Tours, Yohann, a 26-year-old mechanic, designs and renovates old motorcycles and café-racer. Céline, his companion, takes care of the administration...

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BROUGH SUPERIOR - Sur les traces de Lawrence d'Arabie

Directors : David Dumain & Eric Communier

Producer : Produm1 / GM Editions

Duration : 54 mn

Country : France

In 1908, the man who was not yet Lawrence of Arabia was 20 years old when he embarked on a tour of medieval castles around France by bicycle for the purposes of his thesis...

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WHEN THE ROAD ENDS

Director : Dylan Wickrama

Producer : Dylan Wickrama

Duration : 1h33

Country : Switzerland

As a child, Dylan grew up in poverty and dreamed of riding around the world on a motorcycle. Many years later, he broke the shackles of a normal life and hit the road. After covering ...

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972 BREAKDOWNS

Director : Daniel von Rüdiger

Producer : leavinghomeproduktion

Duration : 1h50

Country : Germany

When plans fall apart, things start to get interesting... Welcome aboard the Ural 650! A side-car at the same time charming and moody that will take us around the world, from breakdown to...

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JOHANN ZARCO

Director : Bernard Fau

Producer : Strada Productions

Duration : 1h55

Country : France

In this new documentary, the central character is no longer a former rider but a current champion, Johann Zarco. Originally from Antibes, he is at 27 years old double Moto2 world champion...

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