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Film Schedule for Detroit

We have a lot of great films to enjoy this year.  Here’s a short list of films and times with links to details and tickets Thursday May 12th 1515 Broadway Screenings: 6:00 PM – Squadra Corsa, 52 min 7:00 – The Bone Stocks, 17 min 7:30 – Klocked Women with…

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Godspeed the Page Jones Story

Friday May 13th – 7:30pm at the YMCA screening room “Godspeed: The Story of Page Jones” is a documentary of a racecar driver’s recovery from a severe traumatic brain injury. Chronicling 20 years, Page Jones redefines victory while advocating for access to long-term rehabilitation for others. Page is living proof that…

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The Road to Monterey

Saturday May 14th – 9:00pm at 1515 Broadway The Road to Monterey traces Ron Goodman’s dream of taking his 1954 Porsche to race at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, America’s holy grail of historic racing. We follow the twist and turns along the way. We experience Ron’s frustration when his beloved…

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Speed Sisters

Thursday May 12th – 8:30pm 1515 Broadway & Friday May 13th – 6:00pm at the YMCA screening room The Speed Sisters are the first all-women race car driving team in the Middle East. They’re bold. They’re fearless. And they’re tearing up tracks all over Palestine. Despite a tangle of roadblocks and checkpoints,…

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Racing Through the Forest

Saturday May 14th – 7:15pm at 1515 Broadway From 1950 -56 The “Del Monte Trophy” was held on the twisty, leafy, and very narrow town roads in Pebble Beach, California Not all of the “track” was paved; the original 1950 route consisted of both paved two-lane roads and sections of dirt or…

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The Bone Stocks

Thursday May 12th – 7:00pm 1515 Broadway Set in one of Canada’s oldest racetracks, THE BONE STOCKS is a candid look at the inner workings of a community of amateur stock car drivers. Despite dwindling audience turnout and tough economic times, the Bone Stocks are still determined to keep tradition…

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Klocked: Women with horsepower (PREMIER)

 Thursday May 12th – 7:30pm 1515 Broadway 23 WORLD RECORDS – 16 MOTORCYCLES RACED – 3212 HOURS OF PREPARATION – 197 TOP SPEED THE DESOLATE, ALIEN LANDSCAPE OF THE BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, BARREN, GLEAMING WHITE…IN THE DISTANCE, THE FAINT, HIGH WHINE OF MOTORCYCLES SHIFTING THROUGH GEARS…AND THEN THREE WOMEN STREAM INTO VIEW ON THEIR ROARING MACHINES….

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Old Mans Car

Friday May 13th – 6:00pm 1515 Broadway Anísio Campos is a Brazilian car designer. He is the author of more than fifteen automobiles made between 1960 and 1990. These cars, known in Brazil as ‘special cars,’ were almost handcrafted. Anisio’s hands made marvels on wheels. At first, one may say…

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Squadra Corsa

Thursday May 12th – 6:00pm 1515 Broadway Every year, the Squadra Corse, a team composed of about 40 students of the Polytechnic University of Turin, designs and builds a racing single-seater, defying other university teams on race tracks around all of Europe. As a child did you dream of designing…

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Montana Dodge Boys

Friday May 13th – 8:15pm 1515 Broadway An engaging, one-hour documentary about the Montana Dodge Boys, a group of gregarious Montana gearheads who, on a tequila-fueled $100 bet, and in a race against time, designed, engineered, and fabricated a flathead four-cylinder 1928 Dodge Roadster for a run at history on…

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The John Penton Story

Friday May 13th – 9:00pm YMCA Screening Room A new film about an American icon and motorcycle pioneer who took on the established motorcycle industry changing it…forever. PENTON: The John Penton Story is an American story about family, competition, ingenuity and business that will tug at hearts of everyone who…

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The Art of Moto

Friday May 13th – 9:20pm 1515 Broadway THE ART OF MOTO is a documentary film that puts you inside the helmet of a professional motocross racer and on some of the gnarliest tracks in the country. Fly through the air and rip up the dirt with the fastest and most…

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From Prague to Pebble or Bust

Saturday May 14th – 6:15pm 1515 Broadway This Documentary follows a group of friends and family as they drive a 1968 Tatra 603 from Prague in the Czech Republic to Pebble Beach in California in hopes of showing the car at the annual and prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Does…

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100 Year Road

The Hundred Year Road follows Ray Fowler and Pat McKenna on their journey as they recreate the trip from Calgary to Edmonton using Alberta’s first published road guide from 1914 as their reference. They travel in 100 year old vehicles, camping out and using only technology from the time period…

AUTOMOTO SUBMISSION

Submit your film now!!

Yes that’s right, submission are open, so get us you car, motorcycle, or combined film.  You can read all of the submission rules here and then either mail us the info or submit on line with at festhome.  The sooner the better, because we’re working on a few surprises for 2016.