Saturday, June 21, 2008

Q & A with Celeste Koon: Cycling and the cinema

Cyclists can get a pretty tough ride in Toronto, but Celeste Koon won’t be hanging up her helmet anytime soon. The film student and avid cyclist spent the last months of 2007 making Pedal Power: Critical Mass Toronto, a short documentary on the city’s once-monthly, two-wheeled takeover of major routes in the downtown area, which will play tonight as part of Toronto’s Bicycle Film Festival. She spoke with Rebecca Tucker about door prizes, sustainable transportation and what it takes to film a fleet of bicycles. read more here