A Moment in the Sun
In the early days of solar vehicle racing, one of the most unlikely competitors was a Turkish nuclear physicist living in Australia named Ugur Ortabasi. He conceived a four-seated, solar-powered, tandem bicycle only a mother could love, but in true underdog fashion, it would go on to win the 1986 World Championships of Solar Vehicles. The story behind this unlikely victory was anything but sunshine and smooth sailing. Official Selections 2022: Bicycle Film Festival, Eugene Environmental Film Festival, Scinema International Science Film Festival. Official Selections 2021: Colorado Environmental Film Festival, Gold Coast Film Festival, Durango Independent Film Festival, Brisbane Cycling Festival, Istanbul Film Festival, BOFA Film Festival, EcoCup Film Festival. Official Selections 2020: BendFilm Festival, Brisbane International Film Festival.