13 Sep

Focus on Oakland: Women Sports Film Festival

We’re delighted to announce that Mama Agatha will be showing at the 2nd Annual Women Sports Film Festival!
The Women Sports Film Festival returns to Oakland with a full slate of films and panel discussions about strong women and girls pursuing their dreams and persisting in the face of tremendous obstacles.

The festival starts September 28. Mama Agatha is scheduled for Saturday, September 30, 2017.

11 Aug

Screening: Cycling and Society symposium London

The Cycling and Society symposium series was launched in 2004 at Lancaster University. The symposia, held annually around the UK, are linked to the Cycling and Society Research Group whose members span many disciplines and approaches to the study of cycling.
The next Symposium will be on 7th and 8th September 2017 on the theme of #CitiesToShare, and will be held at Imperial College London, and we are happy to announce that a screening of Mama Agatha will be part of the program on the first day, September 7.

Take a look at the website for more details.

13 Dec

Mama Agatha meets Bike Anjo

Bike Anjo is a wonderful volunteer network of experienced cyclists who teach people all over Brazil to ride safely on the streets, for free. During their national meeting last weekend, we were honored to show Mama Agatha – and now here is an unexpected suprise: Bike Anjo’s JP Amaral just met Mama Agartha in Amsterdam!
Watch her message below!

Recado Mama Agatha para Rede Bike Anjo

Exibimos o Mama Agatha – The Film no #3ENBA e para nossa surpresa, o bike anjo JP Amaral, estava em Amsterdã, Holanda, e conheceu a MAMA AGATHA.Confiram o recado mega carinhoso que ela enviou para todas as pessoas que fazem a Rede Bike Anjo! 0=))))

Posted by Bike Anjo on Tuesday, December 13, 2016

01 Nov

Southeast Asia debut: Ride Your City 2016 in Kuala Lumpur

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This week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:
Ride Your City 2016, a celebration of all things cycling!
We are super excited to be debuting with Mama Agatha in Southeast Asia at this incredible event with bike talks, bike movies, bike exhibitions, bike workshops, bike races and competitions and so much more. Everything in Kuala Lumpur will be revolving around the bicycle on November 5/6 and we’re proud to be a part of it!

29 Sep

Introducing the first annual Amsterdam Bicycle Film Festival

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Here’s something that might surprise you: The cycling capital of the world does not have a bicycle film festival – until now, that is! Started in 2001 by Brendt Barbur, the Bicycle Film Festival has since grown into a global platform to celebrate the bicycle through music, art and, of course, film. Numerous cities around the world have their Bicycle Film Festival, and starting next week, so will Amsterdam.

Of course, we are joining with Mama Agatha: You can see the film in the special program Women on Wheels at Pakhuis de Zwijger on October 7, starting from 20:00. The entrance is free! Mama Agatha herself will be present for a podium discussion. More info here.

05 May

Bicycle Drive-In Open Air Cinema in Valetta, Malta

Let’s encourage more people to switch from cars to bicycles! Hosted by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Malta, one week from now, Mama Agatha will be screening at the Bicycle Drive-In Open Air Cinema in St George Square, Valetta. If you happen to be living nearby or visiting the area, make sure not to miss it! Don’t forget your bike – we start May 12, 2016 at 8 PM.

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.

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.