Pack - 5 DVD Jonas Mekas
Subtitles: English / French / Lithuanian
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This pack is the long-awaited continuation to the key works of Jonas Mekas, one of the most prolific avant-garde film artists and an acclaimed poet. Born in Lithuania in 1922, chased west by Soviet and Nazi forces, Mekas and his brother spent four years in German displaced persons' camps before arriving in New York in 1949 where they started shooting 16mm films on exile, military domination and poetic freedom. Jonas developed his diary style of filmmaking while busying himself as a film critic, programmer, organizer and distributor.
This pack contains his very first film "Guns of the Trees" (1962), his quartet of meetings with remarkable friends — Warhol, Lennon, Ono; Maciunas, the founder of the Fluxus movement; his friendship with the family of JFK — and three of his more recent video pieces: the death of Allen Ginsberg; his move away from Manhattan to Brooklyn; his 2011 opus "Sleepless Nights Stories," his version of the 1001 Nights.
|Format||5 DVD PAL Interzone/Region 0|
|Original format||16mm, video|
|Subtitles||French, German, Lithuanian|
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Jonas and Adolfas Mekas' first feature film. For orders for institutional use in North America, please contact GARTENBERG MEDIA.
4 films with scenes from the lives of : Andy Warhol, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, George Macunias et Jackie Kennedy For orders destined for institutional use in North America, please contact GARTENBERG MEDIA.
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