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A Cinematic Century of Cycling

A Cinematic Century of Cycling

Curated by Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

Screening as part of the New Zealand Bicycle Film Festival (NZBFF)

A fascinating and often hilarious collection of cycling movies, professional and home-made, from the audiovisual archive of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision.

Highlights include:

  • a 1907 Belgian comedy about a short-sighted messenger boy who meets with a succession of ludicrous accidents
  • New Zealand’s first cycle race around Mt Taranaki in 1911, and plenty more
  • the New Zealand Cycling Corps during WWI
  • cycle safety films and commercials spanning 40 years – guaranteed to make you laugh!

Cycle to the movies and lock your bike indoors - we have stands to rest your two-tyred transport.