New York Times doc ‘Riding with the 12 O’Clock Boys’ talks to theBaltimore kids who formed a dirt bike gang to escape their troubles

Posted in Film, Short Films
By Sam Bathe on 21 Jan 2014

A short released before director Lofty Nathan‘s feature length documentary entitled 12 O’Clock Boys, Riding with the 12 O’Clock Boys follows a group of dirt bikers in Baltimore who are causing havoc for the local residents and police. Street racing and pulling tricks down busy highways, the 12 O’Clock Boys have quickly become a nuisance in the local neighbourhood, but with an uncertain future ahead and the underbelly of Baltimore dragging so many kids down its path, riding their bikes is the only sense of escape from the problems they’re having to face.

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