“Bikes vs Cars depicts a global crisis that we all deep down know we need to talk about: Climate, earth’s resources, cities where the entire surface is consumed by the car. An ever-growing, dirty, noisy traffic chaos. The bike is a great tool for change, but the powerful interests who gain from the private car invest billions each year on lobbying and advertising to protect their business. In the film we meet activists and thinkers who are fighting for better cities, who refuse to stop riding despite the increasing number killed in traffic.
In the trailer you meet Aline Cavalcante in Sao Paulo, Brazil, From the same city also urban studies professor Raquel Rolnik and car salesman Nicolas Habib. Over the film we meet local historian and bike acitivist Dan Koeppel in Los Angeles. Joel Ewanick who defends the good souls of the car industry is a former top marketing director for General Motors, Porsche and more. He is now working with hydrogene car solutions in California.
Bikes vs. Cars, a new film project from BANANAS! * and Big Boys Gone Bananas! * director Fredrik Gertten.
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Os carros, os automóveis, as motos, são os grandes vilões so aquecimento global, não somente porque eles simplesmente poluem, mas porque eles representam a mais grave doença consumista que nos está afogando no meio do lixo. Abolidos os veículos automotores, a Humanidade irá se reencontrar com a Natureza, e a bicicleta é o caminho desta redenção.
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