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As I Was Moving Ahead, Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

As I Was Moving Ahead, Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (2000)

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A pivotal figure in the American avant-garde cinema, Jonas Mekas has been active and influential as a filmmaker, critic, distributor, and champion of independent cinema since the early '60s, and this feature assembles over four hours of home movies from Mekas' personal archives into what he describes as "the ultimate Dogma movie, before the birth of Dogma." As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty offers a long glimpse into the life of Jonas Mekas as he spends time with

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"As I Was Moving Ahead is a record of subtle feelings, emotions, daily joys of people as recorded in the voices, faces and small everyday activities of people I have met, or lived with, or observed - something that I have been recording for many years. This, as opposed to the spectacular, entertaining, sensational, dramatic activities which dominate much of the contemporary film-making.

Now, all this has to do with my understanding and belief of what acts really affect the positive changes in man, society, humanity. I am interested in recording the subtle, almost invisible acts, experiences, feelings, as opposed to the tough, harsh, loud, violent activities and political actions, and especially, political systems of our time".

(by Jonas Mekas)


January 27, 2011
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