Fri, June 8, 9:30pm: Men Who Swim with Bicycle

Friday, 8 June 2012, 9:30 pm, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 4

Men Who Swim (2010)
Documentary / Sweden / 70 min
Director: Dylan Williams

A humorous and poignant look at a group of middle-aged underachievers who have found unlikely success as members of Sweden’s all male synchronized swimming team. What began as a weekly escape from the daily grind of work and family responsibilities turns serious after an unexpected invitation to the world championships.

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Bicycle (2010)
Narrative / Turkey / 17 min
Director: Serhat Karaaslan
Canadian premiere

Firat and his father collect garbage to survive. One day, the young boy discovers a partly intact bicycle in the trash and begins dreaming of a life of play.

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