The theatrical premiere of “Head Trip”, the documentary about the 2003 Doggie Diner Dog Head cross-country road trip, takes place this Thursday, April 3rd as part of The First Annual Pranks Film Festival at The Roxie Cinema in San Francisco. The screening will feature a live interview by V. Vale of RE/Search Publications with the filmmakers John Law and Flecher Fleudujon. “Head Trip” was produced by Central Services and Truth Serum Productions, in affiliation with Laughing Squid.
Just as the bombs started falling on Baghdad in early 2003, some of San Francisco most eccentric performers and whimsical characters (Bishop Joey/Ed Holmes, Steven Raspa, Blake More, Jarico Reese, etc.) set out for New York City accompanied by three ten foot tall, three hundred pound fiberglas Dachshund Heads. Careening across America, the crew visits the Grand Canyon, Graceland, the Gateway Arch, Mt. Rushmore, the Washington Monument and many other celebrated roadside attractions along the way. Hauled in tow behind the SF Cyclecide Bike Rodeo’s 1966 Gillig Autobus, the Doggies encounter the spirit of America during a confusing period. Roadside encounters with citizens and rendezvous with eccentric artist comrades through out the “Middle” States are the heart of this journey.
Here’s the “Head Trip” tailer.
See Previously: “Head Trip” Doggie Diner Jamboree Photos
photo by Jon Alloway