Film to be shot Saturday in Las Cruces

Las Cruces Sun News

LAS CRUCES — Filming for “Caffeine and Gasoline: The Evolution of the American Rocker” by Steven “Fenix” Maes will take place from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at High Desert Brewing Co., 1201 W. Hadley Ave., and at The Warehouse, 1490 Missouri Ave., in Las Cruces, according to a news release.

The event will feature a vintage Café Racer motorcycle rally, held by the Desert Ace Rockers Motorcycle Club of Las Cruces. Cost for the event at The Warehouse is $5.

The documentary will briefly examine the history of rocker culture and the Café Racer clubs that started the movement in a post-war London, according to the release. However, the focus of the film will be the growing American rocker movement and its impact on motorcycle culture today.

Filmmakers will interview vintage motorcycle club members, Café Racer builders and modern rocker culture enthusiasts. The film will culminate with the Duke City Rockers annual Rockers Vs. Mods Rally in Albuquerque.

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