Documentary short tracing the journey of a Venice Beach street philosopher from the west to the east coast of the USA

The second installment of the “Gilligan’s Travels” project, this digital short film was commissioned by onedotzero festival in 2001. Wandering street poet and philosopher Robert Alan Weiser continues his monologue with this tale of two cities. Taking us from the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and the west coast of California, to the twin towers and busy streets of New York City.

The film blends a host of different documentary material, Super8 and DV footage, motion graphics and stills photography with an original sound track by electronic artist Scanone.

Commissioned by onedotzero & Co-Funded by the Swedish Film Institute

Direction:Christopher Thomas Allen & Jude Greenaway
Producers:Shane R J Walter & Matt Hanson at onedotzero
Co-Producer:Antonio Russo Merenda at Hysteria Films
Location Production:Matt Higgs
Edit:Christopher Thomas Allen & Jude Greenaway
Assistant Editor:James Price
Sound Design & Music:Scanone

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