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Portrait Jonas Mekas
Mekas by CE©Jonas Mekas/Cinédoc 2001

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Jonas Mekas

"Jonas Mekas, poète, cinéaste, fédérateur du cinéma d'avant-garde américain, directeur de la revue Film Culture et de l'Anthology Film Archives, est né en 1922 en Lithuanie et émigre en 1949 aux Etats Unis à New York, où il réside toujours.

Filmographie: Guns of the Trees (1962), Halleluja the Hills (1962), Lost, Lost, Lost (1949/63), The Brig (1964), Award Presentation to Andy Warhol (1964), Cassis (1966), Notes on The Circus (1966), In Between (1964/68), Walden: Diaries, Notes and Sketches (1964/69), Reminisciences of a Journey to Lithuania (1950/72), Notes for Jerome (1966/78), Paradise Not Yet Lost (1977/79), Scenes from the life of Andy Warhol (1965/82), Street Songs (1966/83), Eric Hawkins: Excerpts from "Here and Now With Watchers"/ Lucia Dlugoszewski Performs (1963/83), He stands in a Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life (1969/85), Dr Carl Jung by Jerome Hill (1950/91), The Education of Sebastien or Egypt Regained (1992), Zefiro Torna or Scenes of the Life of George Maciunas (1992) (...)."
Claudine Eizykman, Un Cabinet D'Amateurs, Avril 1993, Cinémathèque Française, Paris.

Films en distribution :

- Notes on the Circus

- Award Presentation to Andy Warhol

- Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania

- Notes for Jerome

- Cup / Saucer / Two Dancers / Radio

- Erick Hawkins : Excerpts from "Here and Now With Watchers" and "Lucia Dlugoszewski Performs"

- Zefiro Torna or Scenes from the Life of George Maciunas

- Scenes from the Life of Andy Warhol

- Cassis

- Shooting the brig