Savoy Cinema at Strand Gardens is set to premiere a film about cycling across the world. 

The film called Chasing The Sun touches on themes of Climate emergency, active travel, well-being and mental health and of course the place and potential of the wonderful bicycle in society.

Screening at Scott Cinema Exmouth on May 1 at 7.30pm with QA with the films producer and Exmouth resident Pip Piper plus local guests.

Broadcaster and cyclist Jeremy Vine called the film “Inspiring and very enjoyable. A pinch of astrophysics with a host of endearing characters.”

The film was directed by two BAFTA-winning director Michael B.Clifford. Find out more here.

The synopsis for the film said: "In 1973 a professor in a little known American university set out to discover the most energy efficient creature on earth: turns out, it’s a human being on a bicycle. The experiment has since entered into legend and is now more relevant than ever before. We explore extraordinary personal stories of ordinary cyclists chasing the sun, revealing the power of the humble bicycle to transform lives and help save the planet."

The film features contributions from broadcaster and ITV’s voice of the Tour de France Ned Boulting, author and blogger Jools Walker, Turner Prize-winning artist Sir Richard Long and four Mountain Bike World Champion Tracy Moseley.

The film is also screening around Devon and across the UK from April 18th, check the website for more details.