“The Greatest Cyclist of All Time” with Whirlwind film director Cyrille Vincent

Feb
24
Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 02:00 PM

“The Greatest Cyclist of All Time” is a presentation by Cyrille Vincent who is the director and producer of WHIRLWIND, the upcoming documentary exploring the life and time of legendary American world champion cyclist, Marshall Major Taylor.

In this presentation, Cyrille argues that Major Taylor is perhaps the greatest cyclist of all time. Through a combination of rare archives and behind the scene photos of the film in the making, Cyrille introduces the audience to the often overlooked aspects of Major Taylor's life. His childhood, family, Jim Crow and life abroad are some of the themes explored in this presentation.

Cyrille Vincent is a storyteller and filmmaker interested in uncovering stories of marginalized communities in America and around the world. Cyrille received the Worcester Artist Fellowship Grant in 2020. He has produced and directed numerous short films and one feature length documentary titled: Woodstock: The Guide. Cyrille’s work has been featured at QFlix, the Largest LGBTQ+ film festival in the United States, the Neuro Film Fest and the International Cycling History Conference.

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