DARK RIDER

A DOCUMENTARY BY EVA KÜPPER - IN POST-PRODUCTION

SYNOPSIS 

 

As a teenager, Australian Ben Felten (51) was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease that left him fully blind by his mid-thirties. Despite years of hardship and the enormous risks, Ben is determined to pursue his childhood dream of becoming a professional motorcycle racer. Together with former grand prix champion Kevin Magee, he sets out to break the world land speed record and become the fastest blind motorcycle rider in the world.

 

CREDITS
Director & writer  Eva Küpper
Producers  Ellen De Waele & Elisa Heene

DOP  Carl Rottiers

Editor Thijs Van Nuffel

Editing supervisor  Nico Leunen

In coproduction with  Hanne Phlypo for Clin d'Oeil Films

and Denis Vaslin for Volya Films

& BR/Arte, RTBF Télévision belge, Canvas 

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WITH THE SUPPORT OF

VAF (Vlaams Audiovisueel fonds)

Centre du Cinéma et de l'audiovisuel de la fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Netherlands Film Fund

Creative Europe MEDIA

BNP Paribas Fortis Film Finance

Tax Shelter of the Belgian Government