The Bicycle Film Festival is coming to SA this November!
Started in 2001 by Brendt Barbur, the BFF is now a global phenomenon that celebrates the bicycle through music, art and, of course, film.
The Bicycle Film Festival is a testament to the power of film and media to change the world and has been a major catalyst for the urban bike movement, one of the most powerful and culturally relevant forces of the last decade.
In June, together with a local cycling initiatives we launched the Bicycle Cape Town campaign. 3 months on, having gathered + 900 supporters, Bicycle CPT is leading a citizen-driven movement to transform CPT into a more people-friendly, connected & sustainable city.
Join us at the next CycleLinks (the official monthly gathering of the CPT’s bicycle community) in Gugulethu, where we will explore what local cyclists are doing in communities around the city.
The brain child of Daniel Graham (@Cpt.Grimmy) and Elad Kirshenbaum (@onekcollection) #moonlightmass is a casual night bicycle ride starting at the Green Point Circle on a full moon once a month. Started as a social experiment on Twitter the ride has been gaining popularity and on the last ride there were over 200 riders raising awareness for cycling in the city and the safety of cyclists in the urban environment. `NEXT RIDE: Monday the 4th of June at 21:00, MEETING AT Green Point turning circle.
This week Cape Town is going bike crazy!! On Monday night bicycle enthusiasts and organisations will gather to create the first ever united South African campaign to turn Cape Town into the most bicycle friendly city in Africa – and dare we say the world! Find out more about the Offical event below…
This past weekend I was lucky enough to attend TEDx Seapoint – Who Moved my Sushi? It was a truly inspiring event that brought light to the plight of our oceans (over 80% of the oceans fisheries are currently over-exploited) and shared solutions to protect and restore our marine resources. The speakers were change-makers from all walks of life – from big wave riders and free divers to filmmakers, artists, photographers and marine biologists. As the day progressed a common theme began to emerge – that people will only conserve what they know and love and that media has a huge role to play in creating these connections. So let’s us all share our stories of water, for it is the element that connects us…
I celebration of World Water Day, we have created a video of the Flow – For Love Of Water SA launch concert! Flow is a South African water awareness campaign that aims to celebrate and foster a love of water and to highlight water related issues. The video features top SA musicians. Zolani Mahola & Kyla Rose-Smith of Freshlyground, Guy Buttery, Ronan Skillen, and Donovan Copley (Hot Water) and Hanli Prinsloo (SA Freediving Champion) in a eerie performance in the shark tank!.
Your Cape Town, Your Space, Your Art , Free. Cape Town’s exciting Public Art Festival is running from the 6th -10th of March. Explore the exciting line up of performance art, art, music and much more at the Infecting the City website.
Welcome to our multi-media platform where we explore the global shift to sustainability bringing you inspiring stories of green culture from activism and environmental issues to design and green living.
A must watch – with haunting lyrics and spectacular visuals Nahko exposes the scars of cultural wounds, environmental wrongs, and social injustices weaving together a powerful message that will remain etched into your soul.
I just stumbled across this amazing collection of 400 of the best social change documentaries FREE to watch online, all via one massive wall of films on a single page. This is one resource that is set to change the world by making essential knowledge available to everyone. So do share and help Wake Up the World…