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Jonas Mekas

Jonas Mekas was born on December 24, 1922 in Semeniskiai, Lithuania. He is a director and cinematographer, known for As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000), Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania (1972) and Walden (1969). See full bio »
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Filmography

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 2013 Reminiszenzen aus Deutschland (Documentary short)
 2010 WTC Haikus (Documentary short)
 2003 Williamsburg, Brooklyn (Short)
 2001 Elvis (Short)
 2001 Wien & Mozart (Short)
 1999 This Side of Paradise (Short documentary)
 1998 Song of Avignon (Video short)
 1997 Birth of a Nation (Documentary)
 1997 Happy Birthday to John (Documentary short)
 1995 Imperfect Three Image Films (Video short)
 1991 Quartet Number One (Video short)
 1990 Self Portrait (Short)
 1981 The Song of Stockholm (Short)
 1978 In Between
 1976 Lost, Lost, Lost (Documentary)
 1971 The Song of Moscow (Short)
 1969 Walden (Documentary)
 1967 The Song of Avila (Short)
 1967 The Song of Assisi (Short)
 1967 The Song of Italy (Short)
 1966 Cassis (Documentary short)
 1966 Notes on the Circus (Documentary short)
 1966 Report from Millbrook (Documentary short)
 1966 Hare Krishna (Short)
 1964 Award Presentation to Andy Warhol (Documentary short)
 1964 The Brig
 1963 Film Magazine of the Arts (Short)
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Other Works:

Established the Anthology Film Archives in New York City where he still works. The Anthology is regarded to be the centre of avant-film in New York, and possibly the world.

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2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

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In Lithuania, I am known as a poet, and they don't care about my cinema. In Europe they don't know my poetry; in Europe, I am a filmmaker. But here, in the United States, I am only a maverick!

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Brother of Adolfas Mekas. See more »

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