Jonas Mekas
Venice: The avant-garde filmmaker and promoter gets a loving, but not hagiographic, documentary.
Jonas Mekas' 2005 documentary "Notes on an American Film Director at Work: Martin Scorsese" is now streaming for free on Vimeo.
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Critic and historian Jonathan Rosenbaum had his Facebook account suspended because he posted a still from Jack Smith's film, in which a female nipple is exposed.
He's the godfather of American avant-garde cinema, but even that doesn’t do justice to his widespread impact on film culture.
Mekas also co-founded New York City's esteemed Anthology Film Archives in 1970.
The living legend of the New York film world explains why his age isn't such a big deal and how his independent theater continues to survive.
Previous winners include Gena Rowlands, Jean-Luc Godard and James Earl Jones.
The legendary film advocate recounts his wartime experiences in this original cinematic odyssey.
At 89, Jonas Mekas Is Busier Than Ever. What's His Secret?
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