The 81-minute film follows six different stories of how cycling has changed their lives Nouran Salah is the founder of Cycling Geckos, the first female cycling movement in Egypt. Salah is featured in the B.C.-produced documentary, The Engine Inside. (Black Press Media File Photo) A documentary showcasing the benefits biking has for people and their environment is premiering tonight (Aug. 17) at the Vic Theatre.
The 81-minute film The Engine Inside follows six people’s stories from around the globe whose lives and communities have been changed by the power of the bicycle.
Each character’s anecdote uncovers the potential of a bike, exploring its impact on a wide range of global issues such as physical and mental health, socioeconomic inequality and climate change. Produced in British Columbia, the film came from the mind of Mitchell Scott, who lives in Nelson.
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“Living in one of the most bike-friendly regions in Canada, you can almost take the benefits of cycling for granted,” said Adam Krupper, executive director of Capital Bike in a statement.
Capital Bike is the cycling not-for-profit organization that is supporting the premiere in Victoria.
“This film helps us step back and see how bikes transform communities and lives in totally different contexts, which makes this a fascinating film. We are proud to bring it here for our neighbours to enjoy.”Capital Bike expects a massive turnout of people riding bikes to see the documentary at the Vic Theatre, located […]