Bikes vs Cars at SXSW

We're now just days away from the World Premiere of Bikes vs Cars at South By Southwest, in Austin, Texas. 


The world premiere will take place on Sunday, March 15th, at 7pm. This is a special outdoor screening, free and open to all - you do not need a SXSW badge to attend! Details below:

Republic Square Park
422 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78701

You can RSVP for the event here, where you'll also find details for a SXSW/Bike Hugger meet-up and social ride before the screening.

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Tempo Documentary Award Honorable Mention

After being selected as the opening film at this year's Tempo Documentary Festival, we are very pleased to have been selected for the Tempo Documentary Award Honorable Mention

From the jury (translated):10431441_962277840471537_6499864322072809657_n.jpg
"The Jury Honorable Mention goes to a film that, with insight, anger, humor and constructiveness, highlights a global problem, and questions heavily ingrained expectations about what a society should look like."

Thank you to Lars Strömgren of Cykelfrämjandet for accepting the award on our behalf. 

Swedish Cinema Release


It's been a big week for Bikes vs Cars! On Monday, we opened Tempo Documentary Festival in Stockholm. On Tuesday, sold-out pre-screenings were held by our good friends at Doc Lounge in Malmö and Lund, with additional screenings this week in Österlund and Göteborg (and more to come!). And tomorrow, we'll perhaps have our most exciting day yet - Bikes vs Cars will have its cinema release in theaters across Sweden, through Folkets Bio.


Here in Malmö, we look forward to gathering our closest friends at Folkets Bio's newly opened Biograf Panora. A slow-roll is arranged to bring guests to our opening gala. The entire team will be present for the screening and Q&A, including Aline and Ivan, both featured in the film. We are also happy that so many of our Kickstarter backers will be there to finally see the film on the big screen. After all, we could not have done this without their support!

Though we'll all be in Malmö tomorrow, we send our love to everyone heading to cinemas across Sweden. If you haven't yet, RSVP to our Facebook event, where you'll find a complete list of cities and cinemas showing the film. 

We hope you enjoy the film!

The Bikes vs Cars team


Swedish Parliament screening of Bikes vs Cars

Tomorrow, Sweden's Green Party will host a screening of Bikes vs Cars at the parliament in Stockholm. The event, which takes place from 12-2pm, will be followed by an open discussion and Q&A with Fredrik Gertten. Thank you to Karin Svensson Smith, of the Green Party, who has arranged the screening. 

Fredrik's previous films Bananas!* and Big Boys Gone Bananas!* were also shown at the parliament and we are honored to be back with our new film!

For more information, please contact Green Party press secretary Axel Sandin at or 072-247 97 88. 

Tempo Documentary Festival

On Monday, March 2nd, Bikes vs Cars will open this year's Tempo Documentary Festival in Stockholm. Fredrik Gertten and the rest of the Bikes vs Cars team will all be in attendance. Check out their site for more info and a list of all screenings. Buy tickets to the opening gala here.

BIKES vs CARS trailer in Portuguese and Spanish

The new BIKES vs CARS trailer can now be viewed with both Portuguese and Spanish subtitles. Keep sharing it with your friends around the world! 



World Premiere of BIKES vs CARS

Just announced: BIKES vs CARS will have it's world premiere at South by Southwest (SXSW)!

SXSW.pngThe festival takes place in Austin, Texas from March 13-21st. Director Fredrik Gertten will attend, along with producers Elin Kamlert and Margarete Jangård and US executive producer Chris Paine.

Learn more about the festival and see the full program here.

See you soon in Austin!

Swedish Television (SVT) Feature on BIKES vs CARS

On Monday, the Swedish Film Institute introduced this Spring's Swedish cinema lineup, where Fredrik presented BIKES vs CARS. Check out SVT's feature on the film and presentation here (in Swedish).

Swedish release of Bikes vs Cars

It is now official! On March 6th, BIKES vs CARS will be released in cinemas across Sweden, through distributor Folkets Bio. We are so looking forward to finally sharing the product of 2.5 years of hard work! In the upcoming weeks, we'll be announcing more screenings, so stay tuned for exciting news.

To get everyone ready for the premiere, we have released a brand new trailer for the film. We hope you enjoy it!

Fredrik Gertten at The World Bicycle Forum

Fredrik Gertten will speak at the 4th edition World Bicycle Forum, taking place in Medellin, Colombia from February 26th to March 1st. 


This year's theme is: “Ciudades para Todos – Cities for All”, relating to ideas geared for humans and living spaces. The forum will discuss how cities can be organized to the benefit of all it’s citizens. 

Fredrik will be joined by a number of speakers from around the world, including former mayor of Bogotá, Enrique Peñalosa and Elly Blue, author of Bikenomics.

Interested in attending? You can register here.


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