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Biking While Black

Continuing to Ride Through Decriminalization, Disenfranchisement and Gentrification

Overview

Genre
Minorities, Social Issues, Contemporary Issues, and Sports
Synopsis

Our streets and roads are facing a public health crisis and, as with many other public health crises, Black lives are disproportionately affected. BIKING WHILE BLACK: CONTINUING TO RIDE THROUGH DECRIMINALIZATION, DISENFRANCHISEMENT, AND GENTRIFICATION is the much-anticipated follow-up to the 2021 short film BIKING WHILE BLACK: HOW SAFE ARE BLACK LIVES CYCLING?, which has been shown to audiences worldwide and received won the Best Bicycling Film at the 2022 UN-Habitat Better Cities Film Festival in Katowice, Poland.

In this second episode, filmmaker Yolanda Davis-Overstreet takes us on a journey to explore the devastating realities of Black lives on bicycles from community members most impacted, from over-policing to loss of life. We learn from local experts how this problem has been progressing and whether it is getting any better.

As a longtime activist and advocate, Yolanda knows that this problem requires more than action, but also a fountain of hope. Next, we hear from communi

Stage
finished
Running time
27 minutes

Credits

  • Yolanda Davis-Overstreet ... Director/Producer
  • Harly Crandall ... Cinematographer/ Producer
  • Anne Phillips ... Outreach Consultant

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
2022
Locations
Los Angeles

Distribution Details

Release year
2022
Language
English

Photos

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