Arrows of Fire (2013)
A father, son, and two friends head off to discover the grittiest, most beautiful Australia bush country. They find more than they bargained for, confronting mental and physical limits in huge landscapes on less-travelled roads, testing the strength of their relationships, ending their journey changed forever. Filmed by the motorbike riders with no support vehicles.
Director: Duncan Menge
Producer: Josh Evans
Company: Eye of the Rider Moto Docs
Macao Gladiators (2014)
35 riders from across the globe meet every year in Macao for a race like no other, inches from the barriers in an intensely urban environment. The film explores the minds of the racers and the team – their fears, their systematic preparation, and their commitment to speed. Macao Gladiators tells the story of underdogs competing "David vs. Goliath" on the international road racing scene.
Director and Producer: Andreas Knuffman
Director of Photography: Patrick Sartre
Company: Boomerang Film Produktion
WINNER! BEST FEATURE
Take None Give None (2015)
Take None, Give None is a documentary about The Chosen Few, America’s first racially integrated motorcycle club, founded in 1959. Cesaretti first photographed The Chosen Few over 20 years ago, and in 2011 teamed with Kurt Mangum. Together they tell the motorcycle club’s story by creating an in-depth portrait of this South Central LA community of bikers.
Director: Gusmano Cesaretti, Kurt Mangum
Producer: Bruno Sere
WINNER! PEOPLE'S CHOICE
Beyond Siberia (2016)
This documentary follows a 105-day motorcycle adventure from London over a quarter of the Earth’s surface. The ride crisscrosses Russia, the Caucus Mountains, the historical Silk Road, and passes deep into Mongolia. It finishes through the Siberian wilderness on the infamous Road of Bones, a wasteland where over two million people perished during Stalin’s reign of terror. Narrated by Charley Boorman.
Director: Robin Newell
Producer: Robin Newell, Ryan Heath
1000 Kilometer (2016)
1000 Kilometer is a semi documentary film that explores the joy of custom motorcycle building, and riding adventures with friends. The cast goes on a quest to visit the central figures in Indonesia’s custom motorcycle scene. Their ride is 1000 kilometers on the roads of Java throughout Bali, and reveals the unique perspective that comes from blending Indonesian culture with Harley, Yamaha and Moto Guzzi.
Director: Ilham Nuriadi
Producer: Adita Bramantyo
Short Films 2017
WINNER! A Himalayan Road Trip, by Carlos Costa
Motorbike Jazz, by Tim Scott
Quake City Rumblers, by Chris Rausch
91, by Oliver Wagner
Gas vs Electric, by Matthew Sanders
The Little Person Inside, by Tom Long
Trail Master, by Matthew Sanders