DARK RIDER

A DOCUMENTARY FEATURE BY EVA KÜPPER

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SYNOPSIS 

 

Together with Australian race champion Kevin Magee, blind motorcycle rider Ben Felten wants to pursue his childhood dream of becoming a professional racer. Despite the enormous risks of driving without seeing, they set out to break the world record and become the fastest blind man on a motorcycle.

When they meet Jed (13), who suffers from a similar eye condition as Ben, their journey becomes even more persistent; By breaking the world record they hope to help Jed find his confidence and hope for the future again.

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

DOP  Carl Rottiers

Editor Thijs Van Nuffel

In coproduction with 

Hanne Phlypo for Clin - d'Oeil Films

Denis Vaslin & Fleur Knopperts - Volya Films

BR/Arte, RTBF Télévision belge, VRT/Canvas 

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

Telenet - Streamz

BNP Paribas Fortis Film Finance

Tax Shelter of the Belgian Government