It is an instrument of fun and exploration, a tool for fitness and self expression, a sustainable form transport for humans and cargo. Ubiquitous, the humble bicycle is many things to many different people, but has its potential been fully realised?
A new documentary tells the stories of six everyday people from all over the globe, who reveal the unique power of the bicycle to change lives and build a better world.
Through each character’s story, the film uncovers the often-overlooked potential of this 200-year-old machine, exploring its impact on a wide-range of global issues such as physical and mental health, socio-economic inequality and climate change. By shining a light on people who have embraced cycling as a way to overcome daunting personal and systemic challenges, The Engine Inside ultimately asks viewers to reconsider their own perspective. Is there a transformative power within us all that can be unlocked through the simple act of riding a bike?