20 Apr

Back to our roots: Screening in Amsterdam SouthEast

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Almost two years ago, we were preparing to start filming the cycling classes of “Mama Agatha” – Agartha Frimpong – and her team in the SouthEast gym. Now, just as another round of classes for migrant women has started, we’re so happy to announce that the film is finally returning back into the Amsterdam Zuidoost community. Mama Agatha will soon be screening at the place where it all began, at SouthEast, Amsterdam on Saturday, May 7 2016, 15:00!
Don’t miss this wonderful chance to see it at SouthEast, Bijlmerdreef 1289, Amsterdam.

15 Apr

Last minute: Tomorrow at W139 Amsterdam!

A last-minute announcement: Mama Agatha is screening tomorrow at W139 Amsterdam!
Khaled invites refugees in Amsterdam and surroundings for an evening with poetry, music and film. During the evening, you’ll have a chance to see the Leiden International Short Film Experience Audience Award winner, Mama Agatha, and the trailer of Yamen Abd Alnour’s Under the Sky. In colaboration with Stichting de Vrolijkheid, the band Art Colours will perform their beautiful music.

See event details here
08 Apr

Bratislava: Let’s go Cycling!

Also happening next week: Let’s Go Cycling! Bratislava with a screening of Mama Agatha on April 14.

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bratislava in cooperation with the National Cycling Coordinator and the Slovak Cycling Coalition invite all cycling fans to join us for the Cycling Festival Europe – “Bratislava: Let’s go Cycling!”.

Get on a bicycle and join us for the bicycle ride which will start at the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Frana Krala 5) to the Slovak Radio building (Mytna) where the new orange bicycle stand will be officially handed-over to the Mayor of Bratislava Ivo Nesrovnal.

The event starts at 17:30.

See event details here
07 Apr

Current cycling weather in Lanzarote? Marvellous!

cartel_ficl_1Current cycling weather in Lanzarote, Canary Islands: Marvellous!
On Monday, April 11, Mama Agatha is screening at the 16th Festival de Cine de Lanzarote.
In case you’re feeling adventurous, we just want to mention that you could still hop on a plane and visit what is by far one of the most stunning film festival settings on this pristine Atlantic island.

This year’s festival poster features a photograph by artist Moisés Fleitas.

30 Mar

Screening in beautiful Ålesund, Norway

13063109_1118995071486799_6745297273698793467_oFollowing our screening in Stockholm, Sweden in 2015 and in Oslo, Norway in January, Mama Agatha will conclude our big 2016 screening tour in Scandinavia and welcome spring with what will be our northernmost screening so far: It is a pleasure to announce our second showing in Norway, where Foundation Kulturkvartalet will be presenting the film during a bicycle-themed weekend at the Jugendstilsenteret and art museum Kube on April 23, 2016 in the magical, stunning fjord city of Ålesund. Visit the Jugendstilsenteret website for more information on the event.

14 Feb

Mama Agatha in Lille and Lanzarote

logo-FCE-final[1]Hello friends! Some more fantastic news – right after wrapping up the unforgettable 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Mama Agatha is returning back to Europe with two upcoming festival screenings – in competition at the 31st European Film Festival in gorgeous Lille, France (March 11-18) and the equally marvelous Atlantic setting of the 16th Lanzarote International Film Festival (April 4-16)! Make sure to keep these two in your calendar if you’re in the area or have friends who are around.

13 Jan

Selected for Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2410f42c-44ac-41ca-9044-8c6f7c5fd37bWe have some more news to kick off another year of mobility and documentary cinema, and this one is a biggie: Mama Agatha is making an entry to the U.S. West Coast with a screening at the very prestigious, Academy Award-nominating 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival. From Wednesday, February 3 until Saturday, February 13, 2016, you’ll have a chance to see a selection of the best and most groundbreaking work in current cinema, participate in community events and educational programs for all ages and meet celebrities really close to the epicenter of world filmmaking: Hollywood!
If you are nearby next month, make sure to take some time to catch a screening of Mama Agatha and other fantastic movies, or recommend it to your friends in the area!

11 Jan

Upcoming screening in Oslo

Another event we are super excited about is the Bike Film Night at Cinemateket theatre in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday, 20 January! Mama Agatha is one of the highlights of this evening hosted by FutureBuilt and Klimafestivalen which brings together film and cycling. Following a recent screening in Sweden, we are very excited to see the responses to our short film in Scandinavia! See the Facebook event (with a description in Norwegian) here.

30 Jul

5 International and Dutch screenings upcoming!

flickersWow, what a way to kick off the summer! After winning a beautiful Audience Award at the incredible Ledien Short Film Experience, we are ready for the international premiere of Mama Agatha next week at Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival, followed by showings at Cambridge Film Festival in September.

Our Dutch fans will have a chance to see the film a full three times in August: On August 7 at the closing ceremony of University of Amsterdam’s  Summer School Planning the Cycling City in the stunning City Council Meeting Hall, and at the end of August in Arnhem and Utrecht during Pluk de Nacht open air film festival.

Interested in seeing Mama Agatha at a location near you? We’re constantly working on showing the film in as many places as possible. You can help by asking your local film festival or cinema to include the film in their program or get in touch yourself to organize a screening.