From the small town of Iten, 2 300m above the Rift Valley in Kenya, to the raw energy of Kigali, Rwanda, this is a story about the potential of African cycling and it’s ability to restore faith to this most beautiful, difficult and enigmatic of sports.
Can Africa be the next cycling powerhouse? What challenges stand in the way? Who are the characters?
Baisikeli follows the Kenyan National Cycling team as they hope to emulate the success of their running brothers and make a career in the sport.
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2014 Rocky Spirit Outdoor - Jury Prize for Best International Film
2014 Chamonix Adventure Festival - Best Storytelling
2013 FICTS Milan - Mention d’Honneur
Official Festival Selection:
2013 Bicycle Film Festivals - London, New York, Madrid, Istanbul, Lisbon
2013 Kendal Mountain Film Festival
2014 Sheffield Adventure Film Festival
2014 New Zealand Mountain Film Festival
2014 DAG Turkey Film Festival
2014 Durban International Film Festival
2014 Flatpack Film Festival
2014 Athens Adventure Film Festival
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