3000km by bike

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3000km by bike

Original title: 3000km en bicicleta

Directed by: Ivan Vescovo

Produced by: Martín Loewenthal (Africa, Argentina)

Country of production: Argentina

Runtime: 88'

Expected release: September, 2024

Production stage: Distribution

Budget: €200 000 (100% in place)

1st feature: No

Looking for: Sales agents, distributors, festivals


Iñaki Mazza is an Olympic BMX champion who won his first medal at the age of eighteen, however he retires at twenty one in crisis with the world of sport and with himself. Without a clear direction, his life takes a turn when his partner Abyss sends him a message from a rehabilitation center in Ushuaia; Iñaki decides to get back on his bike and cross the Argentinean Patagonia to meet again with her, with the hostile and wonderful of his vast country and, towards the end of the world, with the person he really is.




Director’s profile:

Ivan Vescovo was born in 1988 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied film at the Universidad del Cine (FUC). In 2014 he premiered ERRATA, his first feature film at the Mar del Plata Film Festival and later obtaining the FIPRESCI recognition for best film. Resaca sangrienta is his latest short film premiered in the Nocturnas section of BAFICI. In 2023, he directed the fictional part of the documentary series « ARGENTINA 78 » for STARPLUS/NATGEO, produced by PAMPA FILMS, set to premiere in 2024. A lover of film and genre cinema, he is currently developing his second fiction feature, this time within the pure SCI-FI genre titled BIKERS NIGHT.




Producer’s profile:

Martín Loewenthal is a founding partner of the production company AFRICA. His first film was « Poner al rock de moda », 2015, by Santiago Charriere, winner of BAFICI audience award; In 2021 he premieres « Vida comienza, vida termina », by Rafael Palacio Illingworth, which participated in FID Marseille 32 – Official selection / VIENNALE – Official Selection and MOMA doc Fortnight – Official Selection. The last feature film premiered was « La práctica », by Martin Rejtman, a co-production with Un Puma. Its world premiere was in the official competition of the 71st San Sebastian International Film Festival and continues on the festival circuit.

Jerónimo Quevedo and Victoria Marotta are founding partners of Un Puma, an independent film production company based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since 2015 their short and feature films have been awarded and screened at various festivals, platforms and exhibitions, museums and universities around the world. Some of his films are: « La práctica » (Martín Rejtman, 2023) World premiere in Official Competition at the 71st San Sebastian International Film Festival. « Arturo a los 30 » (Martín Shanly, 2023) World Premiere at the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival – Berlinale Forum. « El auge del humano » (Eduardo Williams, 2016) – World Premiere at 69th Locarno Film Festival in Cineasti del presente – Winner of the *Pardo d’oro* Best Film Award. « Un movimiento extraño » (Francisco Lezama, 2024) – World premiere in Berlinale Short’s official competition of Berlinale, Golden Bear Winner.