“We Were Never Born”: Promotional Short Film Featuring Jack Kerouac For Dosnoventa Bikes By Sergi Castella (2013)

“We Were Never Born” by Dosnoventa Bikes.
With the support of Lacoste Live.

Directed By:   SERGI CASTELLÀ

Filmmaker:  HECTOR FERREÑO
Production:   BLACK MILK STUDIO
Cinematographer:   ALBERT SALAS
1st assistant camera:   EDUARD VILA
Editor:   XAVI TRILLA

Excerpts from Writings By:  Jack Kerouac (March 12, 1922–October 21, 1969)

Narrated By:   JAMES PHILLIPS

“I have lots of things to teach you now, in case we ever meet, concerning the message that was transmitted to me under a pine tree on a cold winter day. It said that Nothing Ever Happened, so don’t worry. It’s all like a dream. Everything is ecstasy, inside. We just don’t know it because of our thinking-minds. But in our true blissful essence of mind is known that everything is alright forever and forever and forever.

Close your eyes, let your hands and nerve-ends drop, stop breathing for 3 seconds, listen to the silence inside the illusion of the world, and you will remember the lesson you forgot, It is all one vast awakened thing. I call it the golden eternity.

We were never really born, we will never really die. It has nothing to do with the imaginary idea of a personal self, other selves, many selves everywhere: Self is only an idea, a mortal idea.
I know this from staring at mountains months on end. They never show any expression, they are like empty space, but the emptiness of space will never crumble away because it was never born.”

Website:  http://www.dosnoventabikes.com/

 

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