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Jonas Mekas

  • Highest Rated: 100% Barbara Rubin & the Exploding NY Underground (2019)
  • Lowest Rated: 43% I Had Nowhere to Go (2018)
  • Birthday: Dec 24, 1922
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • 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 as a film critic for The Village Voice, been an editor of Film Culture, and organized the Film Makers Cooperative. His brother, Adolfas, is also an avant-garde filmmaker.

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100% Barbara Rubin & the Exploding NY Underground Actor 2019
43% I Had Nowhere to Go Actor 2018
80% Out-Takes From The Life Of A Happy Man Director 2013
No Score Yet Jonas In The Desert Screenwriter 2013
No Score Yet Gimme Some Truth: The Making of John Lennon's Imagine Album Director 2013
86% Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film Actor $4.3K 2012
No Score Yet My Mars Bar Movie Director 2012
No Score Yet Correspondencia Jonas Mekas - J.L. Guerin Director 2012
No Score Yet Happy Birthday To John Director 2012
67% Sleepless Nights Stories Actor Screenwriter Director Producer 2011
No Score Yet Visionaries Actor 2010
No Score Yet Lithuania and the Collapse of the USSR Director 2009
No Score Yet Anger Me Actor 2007
71% Notes on Marie Menken Actor 2007
85% Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis Actor 2006
73% Who Gets to Call It Art? Actor 2006
No Score Yet Allen Ginsberg: An Elegy Actor 2006
60% The Definition of Insanity Dr. Mekas 2005
No Score Yet A Letter from Greenpoint Producer Actor Director 2005
95% In the Mirror of Maya Deren Actor 2003
No Score Yet Flaming Creatures Director 2003
No Score Yet Operator Kaufman Actor 2001
No Score Yet As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty Director Producer Screenwriter 2000
No Score Yet This Side of Paradise (This Side Of Paradise: Fragments Of An Unfinished Biography) Director 1999
No Score Yet Scenes From Allen's Last Three Days On Earth As A Spirit Actor Director 1997
80% Divine Trash Actor 1997
No Score Yet Birth of a Nation Director 1997
88% Nico Icon Actor 1995
No Score Yet Zefiro Torna or Scenes from the Life of George Maciunas Director 1992
No Score Yet Step Across the Border Actor 1990
92% Imagine: John Lennon Actor 1988
No Score Yet He Stands in the Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life Director Screenwriter 1986
No Score Yet Scenes From the Life of Andy Warhol Director 1982
No Score Yet Paradise Not Yet Lost, or Oona's Third Year Director 1979
No Score Yet In Between Director 1978
No Score Yet Lost, Lost, Lost Director Actor 1976
No Score Yet Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania Director 1972
No Score Yet Walden - Diaries Notes and Sketches Director Producer 1969
No Score Yet The Brig Director 1964
No Score Yet Guns Of The Trees Screenwriter Producer Director 1962


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