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Jonas Mekas

Lowest Rated:   60% Sleepless Nights Stories (2011)
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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.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet I Had Nowhere to Go
  • Actor
2016
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
60% Sleepless Nights Stories
  • 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
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Actor
2005
94% 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
  • Director
  • Actor
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
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
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
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
1962

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