Film Review: Rising From Ashes

  In limited release right now, T.C. Johnstone’s Rising From Ashes documents the struggle to establish a competitive cycling program in Rwanda. Cycling is hardly the first thing you associate with thoughts of Rwanda, but as this film reveals the sport’s rise in the country has provided a vehicle for hope. The film follows the…

Marco Pantani in Film

Last Friday marked the tenth anniversary of Marco Pantani’s death. Amidst the various commemorations, one of the interesting things to emerge was a trailer for a new feature length documentary on ‘Il Pirata’. Directed by James Erskine, Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist, looks good as cycling documentaries go: Seeing this made me think…