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 35626

Bike-in to the 17th Street Market for a special screening of the MOTHERLOAD documentary

Event Starts: Thu, Oct 17 at 6:00 PM (EDT)
Venue: 17th Street Market
100 N 17th St,
Richmond, VA 23219
Event 35089

Screening of the movie Motherload, preceded by a cruiser ride

Event Starts: Sat, Oct 19 at 6:30 PM (EDT)
Venue: The ArtsCenter
300-G East Main Street,
Carrboro, NC 27510

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