Acclaimed NYC filmmaker and photographer, Peter Sutherland, known for his work as Director of Photography on the skate boarding film Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator, has a new photo book, called Pedal that chronicles bike messengers from around the world who came to New York in 2005 for the Messenger World Championships. In celebration of the book's release, the 6th annual Bicycle Film Festival is re-screening his critically acclaimed, fast paced documentary also titled Pedal, about battling the omnipotent traffic in New York as a bike messenger and forever racing to make the next delivery on time. Published by Powerhouse, the slipcovered paperback is available for $30 from Amazon.
Tickets for the screening of Pedal this Saturday, 13 May 2006, at 7pm and 9:15pm are available for $8.50 from the Bicycle Film Festival.
Contributed by Edwin Cahill