Ninety-six-year-young legendary Jonas Mekas: staying forever 27

  • 2018-08-02
  • Michael Mustillo
The Baltic Times travels to New York for an interview with one of the world’s most iconic avant-garde film makers, poets and artists, the 96-year-young, New Yorker-Lithuanian, Jonas Mekas. Mekas left Lithuania in 1944 because of war and ended up in Germany before emigrating at the end of 1949 to the United States. He’s been an integral figure in avant-garde cinema, with his influence being also felt as a writer, curator and catalyst of an avant-garde movement that developed during the 1960s in New York and that’s now considered the golden age of experimental film-making. A...
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