1 Way Up in 3D in London Cinemas Now!

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After an amazing red carpet premiere event at the PeckhamPlex Cinema, 1 Way Up in 3D is now available for anyone in the London area to see!

Directed by first time director Amy Mathieson, 1 Way Up in 3D tells the story of Tre and Quillan, two teenage boys on the road to the BMX World Championships. They hope to escape one of the toughest gang neighborhoods in London with the only thing they have – a bike.  This breathtaking sports action documentary features a pulsating soundtrack of spoken-word and rap vignettes.

Date Venue
 Jul 11 – Jul 24 Peckham Plex Cinema Run PeckhamPlex Buy Tickets
Jul 26 2:00 PM Picturehouse Cinemas London Hackney Picturehouse
*special music performance by Lady Lykez & Q&A with director Amy Mathieson
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Jul 27 3:30 PM Picturehouse Cinemas London Stratford East Picturehouse
*special music performance by Lady Lykez & Q&A with director Amy Mathieson
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Aug 2 3:30 PM Picturehouse Cinemas London Greenwich Picturehouse
*special music performance by Phreeda Sharp & Q&A with director Amy Mathieson
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Aug 3 1:30 PM Picturehouse Cinemas London Clapham Picturehouse
*special music performance by Phreeda Sharp & Q&A with director Amy Mathieson
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The official soundtrack album is on iTunes featuring  sounds from the film including Phreeda Sharp, bassDrumsnareDrum, AKS, and more! See the official music video of the title track “1 Way Up” by Phreeda Sharp feat. Nefera and produced by bassDrumsnareDrum on YouTube here And read this blog post from muscian AKS on why he decided to become involved in 1 Way Up with his song “House Called Home.”

    “I’ve helped in some small way to change the perception of young men, brothers of mine, who come from an area just like mine and deserved for the world to know about them” – AKS

 

What people are saying about 1 Way Up in 3D 

  • “1 Way Up is more than just a BMX documentary, it’s a story of overcoming obstacles and keeping going.” – MTV News interview with Tre, Quillan, and CK
  • London Evening Standard article on the film reports that Mayor Boris Johnson said that BMX could be “a real force for good” in helping boost the health and self-esteem of young Londoners.
  • read the Sunday Times article “Kids make a two-wheeled escape from gangland” on the film and Peckham BMX club.
  • And the Guardian’s article “Peckham: where BMX stars are made
  • “Brilliant, Billy Elliot on a bike!” – student audience member in Clapham
  • “Loved it, made me want to follow my dreams!” – student audience member in Clapham
  • “So inspirational, I will tell my friends to watch this!” – student audience member in Clapham
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