We don’t often post trailers on DN but as a daily bike rider myself, Greg Sucharew’s upcoming feature documentary The Bicycle City tapped into my pedal kinship, and also looks like an interesting take on solutions to self-generate progression out of poverty. The film’s currently in post, but hopefully we’ll get an early look as soon as it’s ready.

What happens to an impoverished developing nation town when you flood it with 20,000 bicycles? You lift three times that number of people out of poverty. Pedals for Progress and founder David Schweidenback have been shipping used American bicycles to Rivas, Nicaragua for the last two decades and the transformation has been incredible.

Find out more at thebicyclecityfilm.com

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