The Scraper Bike King
Runtime: 15 Minutes
Release Date: 2010
Written, Directed & Edited: Rafael Flores
A touching documentary about the original creator of the Oakland-based Scraper Bike Movement: Tyrone Stevenson Jr. This film investigates how the 19 year-old entrepreneur first began the bicycle movement as a political vehicle to get kids off the mean streets of East Oakland. His recent fame generated by his Scraper Bike Theme Song on “YouTube” has catapulted him into stardom and his organization has been growing ever since.
Awards & Screenings:
Official Selection - 2010 Cannes Independent Film Festival (Cannes, France)
Greatest Hits/Headliner - 2009 International Bicycle Film Festival (12 nations).
Honorable Mention & Official Selection - 2009 International San Francisco Latino Film Festival
Official Selection & Nomination - 2010 Eco-Entertainment Awards for the Going Green Festival. Writer’s Guild Theater of America (Beverly Hills, CA)
Headliner - 2009 San Francisco Documentary Film Festival
Official Selection – 2012 Transmedia Film Festival
Official Selection – 2010 Savannah Urban Arts Festival
Official Selection – 2010 Burbank International Film Festival
Official Selection – 2010 International Sacramento Film Festival