Bicycle Film Festival starts tomorrow and an interview with event producer Terry Bloom

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Photo of Bicycle Film Festival in Chicago in 2007 by Steven Wade. 

I was thinking about the Bicycle Film Festival on Tuesday when I realized it started Friday and neither John nor I wrote anything about it (except on this fall events page). I contacted Terry Bloom, who I ran into a few weeks ago, and quickly setup a video interview for Wednesday. We met at the Logan Square monument, across the circle from the film fest’s venue: the Logan Square Auditorium (2539 N Kedzie Blvd).

Watch the video below to hear Terry, the show’s Chicago producer, tell you how it’ll be fun and unique. He also describes Goldsprints (I’ve never been) and that Chicago is one of the select cities to get “Bill Cunningham New York” (watch the trailer on Chicago Street Style).

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Bicycle Film Festival details

Tickets are for sale online. You can get a pass for all 5 programs for just $25.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Kickoff ride, starting at West Town Bikes, 2459 W Division St, 5:45 PM
Program 1 at 7 PM
Program 2 at 9 PM
Goldsprints party at 11 PM, hosted by Johnny Sprockets

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Program 3 at 5 PM
Program 4 at 7 PM
Program 5 at 9 PM
After party TBA, will be announced at the venue

Sunday, November 6, 2011

BMX BBQ Jam at the Logan Square Skatepark, 2430 W Logan Blvd
Hosted by The Bike Lane and River Valley Kitchen
No screenings

Where

Logan Square Auditorium (southeast part of the Logan circle, enter on Logan side)
2539 N Kedzie Blvd (map)
Chicago, IL 60647

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