"Motherload" is a crowdsourced documentary about a new mother’s quest to understand the increasing isolation and disconnection of the digital age, its planetary impact, and how cargo bikes could be an antidote.
Filmmaker Liz Canning cycled everywhere until she had twins in 2008. Hauling babies via car was not only unsustainable but took the freedom and adventure out of life, and Liz felt trapped. She Googled 'family bike' and uncovered a global movement of people replacing cars with cargo bikes: long-frame bicycles designed for carrying passengers and heavy loads.
|Script:||Liz Canning, Denise Bostrom|
|Production:||Liz Canning, Marilyn DeLaure, Arleen McGlade, Erica Tanamachi, Liz McGregor, Adam Smith|
|Actors:||Ross Evans, Emily Finch, Brent Patterson, Stacy Bisker, Ole Kassow, Josef Bray-Ali, Dave Cohen|
|Our age recommendation:||14|
|Country of origin:||United States|
|Shooting Locations:||Germany, Australia, United States, Nicaragua, Ghana, United Kingdom|
|Screening rights:||Liz Canning ()|
Best International Documentary 2019 – Hollywood North Film Awards
Official Selection 2019 – San Francisco Green Film Festival
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