Following a standing ovation for a MOTHERLOAD preview at the League of American Bicyclists’ National Summit, the film made its official world premiere in May 2019 at the Doclands Film festival in Mill Valley, CA. Upcoming screenings include:




  • Daytona Beach, FL - Saturday, November 2nd! Coffee and Conversation at Cinematique at 10am. A free event for all ages! RSVP requested at 386-252-3118. Click here for details.

  • Elgin, IL - Saturday, November 9th. Hosted by the Elgin Bike Hub.

  • Sheffield, United Kingdom - Wednesday, November 20th at 8pm. Hosted by Cycle to the Cinema in partnership with Decathlon

Screenings In-the-Works:


• Madison, WI - The Cargo Bike Shop

• Oakland, CA - Rock the Bike

• Burlington, Middlebury and Montpelier, VT - VBike and Dave Cohen

• Fergus Falls, MN - Pedal Fergus Falls

• Damariscotta, Maine

• Denver, CO - Bike Shop Girl Family Cyclery

• Tuscon, AZ — Living Streets Alliance

• Austin, TX — Bike ATX

• San Carlos, CA — Safe Routes to Schools & San Carlos Parks & Recreation

• Raleigh, NC — Bicycle and Pedestrian Commissioner for the City of Raleigh

• Jackson WY — Friends of Pathways

• Berkeley CA — Cargo Bike Party

• Omaha, NE — Mode Shift Omaha

• Eugene, OR — LiveMove


• Vancouver, British Columbia — Rio Theater

• Japan — James Szypula and Japanese Cycling Embassy

• Oslo, Norway — Norwegian Cyclist's Accociation (NCA)

• Yate, United Kingdom — Really Useful Bikes

Community-hosted screenings of MOTHERLOAD are being planned now all over the world… plan yours!

Purchase community screening package(s) here.

Our growing MOTHERLOAD network

·       More than 150 confirmed screening partners across North America, Europe, and Australia

·       Promotion by People for Bikes, an advocacy organization with 1.27 million members

·       A “Letter of Intent to Screen” from KQED, the PBS affiliate station in San Francisco

·       An active Facebook community with over 4000 members

We are forming partnerships with parenting, sustainability, and bicycle organizations. Our community screening package includes discussion questions, calls to action, and templates for events that could be paired with the film.  Please contact Producer of Marketing and Distribution Liz MacGregor at info@motherloadmovie.com for more information.


There are so many ways to involve yourself with the MOTHERLOAD project:

  • HOST a community screening of MOTHERLOAD

  • Join our active Facebook group of over 4,000 cargo bike lovers!

  • We are seeking another Executive Producer and/or Sponsorship to help fund the distribution of the film—please email us if you or your business would like to have your name/logo in our credits and marketing materials.

  • MAKE A DONATION of any amount to the MOTHERLOAD Completion Fund:

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