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A freewheeling portrait of Ken Kesey and the Merry Prankster's fabled road trip across America.
This documentary explores the idea that the single individual is the key to large-scale transformational change. Award-winning documentary director Ron Mann joins actor/activist Woody Harrelson as he pilots a hemp-fuelled bus on an eco-consciousness raising incursion down the beautiful Pacific Coast. (Mongrel Media)
The film explores the ideas and histories of groundbreaking artists, hippy idealists, counterculturalists, cyberneticists and neo-luddite Unabomber. (en.wikipedia.org)
Fire on the Track: The Steve Prefontaine Story (1995) - Direct-to-Video
Story of the life of Steve Prefontaine, the great American distance runner. Narrated by Ken Kesey and featuring interviews with competitors, coaches (including the great Bill Bowerman), and admirers.
Upon arrival at a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients together to take on the oppressive Nurse Ratched, a woman more a dictator than a nurse. (imdb)
Hank Stamper and his father, Henry Stamper own and operate the family business by cutting and shipping logs in Oregon. The town is furious when they continue working despite the town going broke and the other loggers go on strike ordering the Stampers to stop, however Hank continues to push his family on cutting more trees. Hank's wife wishes he would stop and hopes that they can spend more time together. When Hank's half trouble making brother Leland comes to work for them, more trouble starts. (imdb)