Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

Silent Movies or Movies Played Silently at the Rock Bar

January 23, 2013

Silent Films and Films Played Silently at the Rock Bar presents: Art We There Yet? An evening of films about travel, the adventure and intrigue that follows the path of an expedition of sorts. The video art, chosen to accompany the feature length weary travelers, focuses on imagery encountered along the way or the travels our mind takes in our unconscious.

Front porch picks: fried pickles, and popcorn

Pair it with: The Stone Eater, ICHI Rock, Rye Ole Bones, and Hot Toddy

 

Bird of Paradise, King Vidor 1932

From legendary Oscar®-winning director King Vidor comes BIRD OF PARADISE, an exotic tale of romance set in gorgeous Polynesia. Johnny (Joel McCrea) is an intrepid young sailor traveling the South Seas who falls in love with Luana (Dolores del Rio), the beautiful daughter of an island chief. But Luana is betrothed to a neighboring native prince and is soon to be married. With little thought to the future, Johnny and Luana elope together, searching for paradise in each other’s arms. With McCrea at his most dashing and del Rio at her alluring height, BIRD OF PARADISE is a movie of wild eroticism and thrilling adventure and not to be missed.

Darjeeling Limited, Wes Anderson

Beyond Atlantis,  Eddie Romero 1973

Fishermen discover a mysterious civilization that may be descendants of the lost continent of Atlantis. These half-human, half-fish creatures can stay underwater for great lengths of time. But this lost tribe needs outsiders for mating and when they capture several fishermen, the adventure begins! Will the men live to tell their story?