The story of Portland’s bicycle culture past and how the vision became a reality, Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland, has it’s Portland premiere on on May 23 at Clinton Street Theatre at 7 p.m.

Here’s our interview with the film’s director, Joel Biel.

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The 74 minute film tells the story of how advocacy and activism coalesced to create Portland’s bicycle network over the last 40 years, including an illegal police spy!

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Including Charlie Hales, Tom Potter, Rex Burkholder, Mia Birk, Roger Geller, Michelle Poyourow, activists, police officers, and many more.

Please spread the word to your bicycle-curious friends and peers!

Tickets are $7 from here:

The event will feature Q&A with the director as well as the world premiere of the short film The Greatest Gift, about Emily Finch, the car-free mother of six.

Aftermass has already premiered in Chicago, The Bay Area, and Eugene where the film won the Board Choice Award!

As Gus Van Sant said,

“This film is Great! Please watch it!”


Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland

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