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Bob's Knee

How do we walk?

Overview

Genre
Portrait
Synopsis

Inventor Bob Schneeveis had a simple question:

“How do we walk?”

Frustrated by a recent knee surgery, Bob wanted to understand and improve the human walking motion. So he spent five years designing and building a new knee…and not just a knee, but a machine that mimics his own walking motion and pulls him through the streets of Silicon Valley.

Bob’s Knee examines the unconventional methods of one man in his quest to improve the human machine.

Stage
finished
Running time
4 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Mike Attie
Country
United States
Years of Production
2007
Locations
Palo Alto, CA

Distribution Details

Release year
2008
Festivals
SilverDocs, SF Shorts, UFVA's NextFrame Student Film Festival, WNET's Reel 13 Shorts Competition, Red Hook Film Fest, Sebastopol Film Fest
Awards
Jury Award - Sebastopol Doc Film Fest, Audience Choice/ADA Award - Black Maria Film Festival
Distribution
Self-distributed
Language
English
Subtitles
N/A

Photos

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