Hot Doc at Cowichan Arts Centre explores world of champion cyclist Marinoni

Cowichan Performing Arts Centre’s fall season debuts with a special screening of the film, Marinoni – The Fire in the Frame

This documentary about an intrepid senior rider has really been making waves.

This documentary about an intrepid senior rider has really been making waves.

Cowichan Performing Arts Centre’s fall season debuts with a special screening of the film, Marinoni – The Fire in the Frame on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.

This highly-acclaimed documentary, nominated for the Canadian Screen Award and Best Canadian Documentary in the 2014 Hot Docs Film Festival, follows world-renowned champion cyclist and bike maker Giuseppe Marinoni in his 2012 attempt to break the “hour record”, the farthest distance cycled around a velodrome track in one hour in his 75-79 age category. This movie was a Top 10 Audience Favourite at Hot Docs and filmmaker Tony Girardin will be hosting a special Q & A session after the film.

A YouTube trailer can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-nZgOQk_EE

Tickets are $14 each for adults. Call the Cowichan Ticket Centre at 250-748-2666, or go online to cowichanpac.ca to book.

Cowichan Valley Citizen

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