First of all thanks to all movie makers, bicylce activists, supporters, facilitators and the audience. They all provided the electric atmosphere and a great demonstration of cultural velopower in the Flottmannhallen.
Of course a key aspect of the festival is the film award – the famous “Goldene Kurbel”. After long discussions about the pros and cons of each film (cuz a lot of the contributions are really worth to win the price) the decision was reached:
The Goldene Kurbel 2010 is given to “Vive La Crise!”, a Rumanian animation made by Alexei Gubenco , Bukarest (see picture below). Cheers! In very brief words, VLC is a brilliant animation that takes the current economic and financial crisis as a starting point: The short shows in an optimistic and satirical way the benfits of the cycle for both individuals and society, refering to the (as it were) anti-consumerism character of cycling. Read more