Thursday, January 29, 2015
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Award-winning film ‘Bicycle Dreams’ screens Monday at Varsity

By
From page A6 | April 06, 2012 |

“Bicycle Dreams,” the award-winning feature-length documentary about the Race Across America, will premiere at the Varsity Theatre, 616 Second St. in Davis, at 7 p.m. Monday as part of the film’s ongoing nationwide winter tour.

The film “is an up-close look at what RAAM riders go through,” said Stephen Auerbach, the director and producer of “Bicycle Dreams.” “They deal with searing desert heat, agonizing mountain climbs, and endless stretches of open road. And they do it all while battling extreme exhaustion and sleep deprivation. It’s a great subject for a film.

“We are very excited to be able to bring ‘Bicycle Dreams’ to so many locations that have never had access to the film before,” Auerbach added. “Viewers will be overwhelmed by the amount of pain and suffering these riders go through.”

To capture the mammoth scope of the race, Auerbach worked around the clock with a complement of 18 cameras. Embedded camera operators traveled inside the racers’ support crew vehicles, gaining unprecedented access to the cyclists and their teams.

Their footage captured emotional and physical breakdowns, late-night strategy sessions, and great moments of personal triumph, all in intimate detail. Auerbach then took on the enormous task of editing hundreds of hours of material and forming it into a powerful and inspiring look inside the most difficult race on the planet.

“Bicycle Dreams” won awards at the Fallbrook and Breckenridge film festivals, as well as the Yosemite, Grand Rapids, Red Rock and All Sports Los Angeles film festivals, among many others.

Most recently the film added the Best Foreign Film trophy from the Krasnogorski International Festival of Sports Films in Moscow and also was invited to be included in the World Cinema Showcase in New Zealand as well as the Mountain Film Festival in Istanbul, Turkey.

Before that, it made its Australian debut at the Big Pond Film Festival in Adelaide.

“Bicycle Dreams” also has been named one of the top 10 adventure films of all time by both The Matador Network and Playground Magazine, calling it the best bicycle film since “Breaking Away.”

Tickets are $11 in advance and $15 at the door the night of the show. To purchase advance tickets, order online at www.imathlete.com/events/bicycledreams.

For more information on the film, go to www.bicycledreamsmovie.com. For information about the Race Across America, visit www.raceacrossamerica.org.

Comments

comments

Enterprise staff

.

News

Work continues to modernize Davis Healthcare Center

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A1

 
Holman continues to educate and inspire

By Daniella Tutino | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
‘Huck’ and ‘Tom’ float old Arboretum dock to removal

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Teens arrested after midnight joyride

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A2

 
Make your own SoulCollage on Sunday

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

 
Overweight video game avatars ‘play’ worse than fit ones

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3 | Gallery

Meet the mayor for coffee at Peet’s

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Author joins radio show

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A3

Walk through Quail Ridge Reserve on Feb. 14

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Calling all chicken owners: Apply for coop crawl, share information

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Hopmans named associate vice provost for global affairs

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

Review motivation to refresh your healthy-habits plan

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
Tips to protect skin this winter

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A6

For health and healthy appearance, there’s just one quick fix

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

 
.

Forum

Basement living, with attitude to match

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
50 years since Ash Hall

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A10 | Gallery

Can climate change bring us together?

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A10

 
Paso Fino coming to a vote

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A10

.

Sports

Aggies still looking for record hoops win

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
Blue Devil Hammond has a huge day at home

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Pent up? Join Davis’ latest athletic event

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Two in a row for Devil boys

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

Youth roundup: Harper hoopsters off to hot start

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
UCD roundup: Aggie football players crack the books

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

Treys send Toronto past Kings

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
.

Features

What’s happening

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A8

 
College Corner: Have wanderlust? Go overseas for college

By Jennifer Borenstein | From Page: A8

District learns from bomb threat incident

By Kellen Browning | From Page: A8

 
It’s Girl Scout Cookie time!

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy | From Page: A8 | Gallery

Feenstra-Fisher wedding

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A9

 
.

Arts

 
A rose by any other name — if there is one

By Michael Lewis | From Page: A11

Acclaimed guitarist Adrian Legg to play at The Palms on Saturday

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
Show explores the evolution of dance

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

.

Business

.

Obituaries

James George Tingus

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
.

Comics

Comics: Thursday, January 29, 2015

By Creator | From Page: B6