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Jonas Mekas, born 1922, Semeniskiai / Lithuania and died 2019, New York. He was always on the road with a ready-to-use camera throughout his life. He is a filmmaker and describes the diary as a formal link of his immense, between literature film and photography opened up oeuvre. He was a lecturer in film studies at Cooper Union; at the New School for Social Research; at New York University; a Film critic of the "Village Voice"; Curator for Film at the Jewish Museum, New York; Program Director "Anthology Film Archives" and founded "The Film Makers' Cooperative" in 1962 in New York.

Film, underground film, poetry, documentaries, texts

websites: http://jonasmekas.com http://www.documenta14.de/de/artists/5572/jonas-mekas

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