Edinburgh to host bike film festival

Edinburgh will host a week-long bike film festival next month, which will overlap with Bike Week in...

Edinburgh will host a week-long bike film festival next month, which will overlap with Bike Week in Scotland, according to The Scotsman newspaper.

Named the Edinburgh Bike Week Film Festival, the list of films shown will include The Flying Scotsman, which features record-breaking cyclist Graeme Obree, Robert Millar – The High Life a documentary about one of Scotland's most enigmatic and mysterious sportsmen, The Flying Scotsman, a tale of troubled time trial and trackie Graeme Obree. There will also be films about bicycle gangs in New York City, a Canadian Critical Mass movie, an Jacques Tati comedy, and the winners of a Wheel to Reel 2007 film competition.

This starts on June 15 at the Filmhouse on Lothian Road. Tickets go on sale Friday. For more info, see www.bicyclefilmfestival.info.

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