Jonas Mekas

Birthday
Dec 24, 1922

Bio: Film theoretician, avant-garde filmmaker, and staunch supporter of alternative cinema, Jonas Mekas' best-known film remains The Brig (1964). Mekas was born in Semeniskiai, Lithuania. He spent time in a concentration camp during WWII. After the war, he wandered about Europe until 1950, when he moved to the U.S. In addition to making his own films, Mekas has worked… More

Filmography

Jonas Mekas Videos

Who Gets To Call It Art?
2 minutes 2 seconds
Divine Trash
2 minutes 50 seconds

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