Jonas Mekas [videorecording].
- English, French, Lithuanian. In English, with English, French and Lithuanian subtitles; booklets in French and English.
- France : Potemkine Films : agnès b : Re:Voir, 2012.
- Physical description
- 7 videodiscs (14 hr., 56 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 6 booklets.
- Disc 1. The brig / filmed by Jonas Mekas ; edited by Adolfas Mekas ; produced by David C. Stone (1964 : b&w ; 68 min.)
- Newsreel : Jonas in the Brig / Storm de Hirsch (1964 : si., b&w ; 5 min.)
- Disc 2. Walden : diaries, notes and sketches (filmed 1964-1968 and edited 1969 : col. ; 180 min.)
- Jonas (excerpt) / Gideon Bachmann (1967 : b&w ; 6 min.)
- Disc 3. Reminiscences of a journey to Lithuania (1971-1972 : col. ; 82 min.)
- Going home (excerpts) / Adolfas Mekas ; Journey to Lithuania (excerpts) / Pola Chapelle (1972 ; 10 min.)
- Disc 4. Lost lost lost : diaries, notes and sketches (filmed 1949-1963 and edited 1976 : b&w and col. ; 180 min.)
- Disc 5-6. As I was moving ahead occasionally I saw brief glimpses of beauty (2 discs, 2000 : col. ; 288 min.)
- Disc 7. Short film works
- Cassis (1966 ; 4 min.)
- Notes on the circus (1966 ; 12 min.)
- Hare Krishna (1966 ; 4 min.)
- Report from Millbrook (1965-1966 ; 12 min.)
- Time and Fortune Vietnam newsreel (1968 ; 4 min.)
- Travel songs (1967-1981 ; 25 min.)
- Quartet number one (1991 ; 8 min.)
- Imperfect three-image films (1995 ; 6 min.)
- Song of Avignon (1998 ; 5 min.)
- Mozart, Wien & Elvis (2000 ; 3 min.)
- Williamsburg (1949-2002 ; 15 min.).
The brig: Mekas' brutally realistic vision of the landmark Living Theatre stage production "The brig" depicting life in a US Marine prison.
Walden : diaries, notes and sketches: The first long-form diary film. An ode to life, friendship and the community of New York in the 1960s.
Reminiscences of a journey to Lithuania: A film diary account of Mekas' first journey home to Lithuania after WWII and 27 years away as a displaced person in New York.
Lost lost lost : diaries, notes and sketches: The melancholic film diary of an exiled poet discovering New York in the 1950s. Scenes from daily life as he discovers the vibrant new world around him.
As I was moving ahead occasionally I saw brief glimpses of beauty: Mekas' epic love poem to New York. A celebration of joy, family, friendships, travels and nature. Fragments of happiness and a never-ending search for moments of beauty.
- Short film works: A collection of Mekas' personal and poetic short films spanning his life as a filmmaker.
- United States. Marine Corps > Military prisons > Drama.
- Military discipline > United States > Drama.
- Mekas, Jonas, 1922-2019 > Diaries.
- Mekas, Jonas, 1922-2019 > Friends and associates.
- Mekas, Jonas, 1922-2019 > Homes and haunts.
- New York (N.Y.)
- Lithuanian Americans > New York (State) > New York.
- Immigrants > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
- Forced labor > Germany > Biography.
- Lithuania > Emigration and immigration.
- Publication date
- Title from slipcase.
- A set of key works by avant-garde film artist Jonas Mekas.
- A booklet in French and English about each individual film, included with each disc.
- Production Credits
- The brig: Stage play written by Kenneth H. Brown; stage production by Julian Beck and Judith Malina.
- The brig: The original cast of the Living Theater.
- Walden : diaries, notes and sketches: Jonas Mekas, P. Adams Sitney, Tony Conrad, Stan Brakhage, Carl Th. Dreyer, Timothy Leary, Baba Ram Dass, Gregory Markopoulos, Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, Jerome Hill, Barbet Schroeder, Jack Smith, Edie Sedgwick, Nico, Velvet Underground, Ken Jacobs, Hans Richter, Standish D. Lawder, Adolfas Mekas.
- Reminiscences of a journey to Lithuania: Jonas Mekas, Adolfas Mekas.
- Lost lost lost : diaries, notes and sketches: Jonas Mekas, Adolfas Mekas, Ken and Flo Jacobs, P. Adams Sitney, Gregory Markopoulos, Allen Ginsberg, Frank O'Hara, Leroi Jones, Robert Frank, Julian Beck, Judith Malina, Salvador Dali, Tiny Tim, Ed Emshwiller, Storm de Hirsch, Barbara Rubin, Peter Bogdanovich, Shirley Clarke, Taylor Mead.
- Short film works: Allen Ginsberg, Barbara Rubin, Timothy Leary, Baba Ram Dass, Adolfas Mekas, Hollis Melton, Oona Mekas, Sebastian Mekas, Ken & Flo Jacobs, Elvis Presley.
- DVD; PAL, all regions.
- Related Work
- Brown, Kenneth H. Brig.
- Publisher Number
- KIO00267 Potemkine Films
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