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

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.