Empire is a movie about having fun riding your bike New York City. In the tradition of BMX and skate movies, Empire follows New York’s best fixed gear riders and a few special out-of-town guests in and out of traffic all over New York City.Inspired by MASH and Lucas Brunelle, Empire is the first full-length fixed gear action sports feature shot entirely with New York City.Featured riders include Tom Lamarche, WONKA, Dwaine, Yatika Starr Fields, Dagga, John Prolly, Kai Perez and surprise guests.
The DVD has the nearly hour long feature screened to sold out audiences around the world for Bicycle Film Festival
in 2010. It also includes a friends section with many surprises, all the internet trailers and over an hour of never-before-seen footage.This beautiful package was designed by Jonah Birns
, the man behind the look of the Red Hook Crit
. The cover features Empire rider Dwain, and the interior is a stunning shot of a working messenger down Sixth Avenue taken by Christian Thormann. Both the front cover
and interior cover
images are available in poster format.