From Her Perspective

Updated: Aug 21

"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes! – Maya Angelou ⁠

It's all about perspective. Here are the films coming to this year's Festival that tell the cross-country road trip and empowerment narrative from a female perspective.


GOING BEYOND - MARGOT'S INCREDIBLE JOURNEY⁠

Directed by Johannes Meier and Paul Hartmann

Going Beyond is a fresh take on the the epic road trip film, told through the eyes of an aging, and new, female rider intent on pushing back against what society thinks she should do at her age.


⁠FIFTEEN THOUSAND REVOLUTIONS PER MINUTE

Directed by Grégoire Darrasse

With the support of his partner, Céline, Yohan opens a motorcycle custom shop when his career in French side car cross comes to a halt because of an injury.



THE REV'IT! WOMEN'S ADV TEAM ANTHOLOGY⁠

Directed by N. Murphy, K. Schamaun, M. Sanders, A.P. Quinn, R. Serrini

Five filmmakers capture the perspectives of five different adventure motorcycle riders across the country who share insights on how riding became even more of an outlet from them as the world changed in 2020.



ANGIE: TALES OF DETERMINATION⁠

Directed by Christopher Darton

Despite the obstacles that stand in her way, born with multiple congenital birth defects and breast cancer, Angie Sandow is a force and doesn't let anything stand in her way including her dream to start riding a motorcycle.



MOTOLUV⁠

Directed by Geneviève Chartrand

Roxanne, Veronique and Catherine have different stories about how they fell in love with motorcycles and what they mean to them.



Head over to the TMFF 2021 Film Guide for more information including trailers, synopsis and stills.