MOTHERLOAD

  • A crowdsourced documentary about how cargo bikes will save the world. Create your community event to host a MOTHERLOAD Movie showing.
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Upcoming Events

Event 37451

Greater Wellington and Bicycle Junction bring you a free screening of Motherload

Event Starts: Sat, Feb 29 at 8:30 PM (AST)
Venue: Bicycle Junction
1 Marion St,
Te Aro,
Wellington, 6011
Event 37396

A special Eugene-Springfield showing of a great movie about cargo bikes, families, and reconnecting.

Event Starts: Fri, May 8 at 5:00 PM (PDT)
Venue: WOW Hall
291 W 8th Ave.,
Eugene, OR 97401

MOTHERLOAD

is a crowdsourced documentary about a new mother’s quest to understand the increasing isolation and disconnection of the digital age, its planetary impact, and how cargo bikes could be an antidote.
Filmmaker Liz Canning cycled everywhere until she had twins in 2008. Hauling babies via car was not only unsustainable but took the freedom and adventure out of life, and Liz felt trapped. She Googled “family bike” and uncovered a global movement of people replacing cars with cargo bikes: long-frame bicycles designed for carrying passengers and heavy loads. Liz set out to learn more, and MOTHERLOAD was born