'The Bristol Bike Project - a short film about cycling, recycling and asylum', filmed during the Summer & Autumn of 2009 is now finished and we have copies available at the workshop.
We have just heard from the director, that it has been selected for the Oneworld Documentary Festival in Prague, which bills itself as the largest human rights film festival in europe, from the 3rd to the 10th march. www.oneworld.cz It is a very multinational festival and usually only accepts a small handful of films from the uk (as in two or three) and goes on to be distributed around 30 odd czech towns and goes to a whole load of schools and universities.
It has also just been accepted for this year's Unchosen Bristol Film Festival in November 2010. So we are all really pleased to hear this news and really hope that the film will help to spread some awareness about what it means to be an asylum-seeker in this country, as well as encouraging more people to bring their unwanted bicycles to us!
There will also be a link to the film from our website some time in March - we will keep you posted...