Fredrik Gertten's award-winning documentary film Bikes vs. Cars @CineDOC
This year´s CineDoc festival opens on October 7, 2015 with a Swedish screening
Filmed in four cities around the world, Bikes vs. Cars looks at how bikes could be the
answer for a cleaner environment and a better life in the cities. The film will open this year's CineDoc festival on October 7, 2015, at the Institut Français d' Athènes, in collaboration with WWF Hellas, Friends of the Bicycle, Attica Bike Community, MBike and Ideal, and with the support of the Swedish Embassy.
The Deputy Head of Mission of the Swedish Embassy Mr. Patrik Svensson will introduce the film to the audience. Furthermore Karditsa's mayor, Fotis Alexakos, will share
his experience from Karditsa, the so-called "Greek Amsterdam", while after the screening there will be an open talk with Antonis Kafetzopoulos (Municipality of Athens), Dr. Thanos Vlastos (NTUA Urban Planning professor), Achilleas Plitharas (WWF Hellas), Lydia Chadjialexiou (Friends of the Bicycle) and Maria Karagiannaki (Attica Bike Community).
Over the same period, Bikes vs. Cars will also be screened in 16 cities across Greece.
Extra screenings in Athens October 8-14 at Danaos Cinema. More information on the parallel screenings can be found on CineDoc's site.
For more information about Swedish Film read here.