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Most Creative Road Trip Video Ever

Posted by Randy LeGrant | Dec 20, 2013 10:13:00 AM

According to Matt Stabile, the founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheExpeditioner.com, the video we have embedded here for you "may qualify as one of the most oddball, strange, entertaining and beautiful road trip videos you’re going to see for a while (at least through 2013). Made by videographer Ari Fararooy, this irreverent jaunt across the U.S. includes enough strange musical interludes, fourth wall breakdowns and compelling visual footage to please the David Lynch/Woody Allen fan in all of you."  Read the rest of Matt's post here and read some of his interview with Ari Fararooy, the guy who shot it.

Videographer, Ari Fararooy, explained that this 10 minute video is an experimental short film he made documenting his 3-week road trip from Boston to Los Angeles in summer 2013. There were no ideas planned prior to the trip, so this was a big editing project as you will see as you watch this amazing video.

I apologize for posting a 10-minute video.  Typically we post 2 or 3 minute videos, which are watched for all of about 30 seconds.  I hope you'll give this one as much time as you can, because it really is creative.  I had my 15 year-old daughter watch it and suggested she show it to her TV Production class.  It's that good.

Yeah, yeah, yeah ... it has nothing to do with volunteer abroad or teach abroad or anything abroad for that matter. Take a break from all that "abroad" stuff for 10 minutes and enjoy this video!

Driving Across America By Myself from Ari Fararooy on Vimeo.

Written by Randy LeGrant

Randy is the Executive Director of the GeoVisions Foundation. He has spent the last 44 years managing organizations that send people abroad on cultural and educational exchanges.

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