Underground Film Journal

Jonas Mekas

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Happy 92nd Birthday, Jonas Mekas!

Hey, if it’s Christmas Eve, then it’s time to celebrate the birthday of a very jolly old soul, Jonas Mekas, the Godfather of Underground Film. Face it, without Jonas promoting the underground as fiercely as he did back in the ’60s, then most of us who are into this unique art form probably wouldn’t be here celebrating it, much less making it. So, here’s to you Jonas, who turns 92 today!

Jonas Mekas: In Solidarity With Tartars And Ukraina

And now a little dinner music courtesy of the short diary video In Solidarity With Tartars and Ukraina by Jonas Mekas, who captures a lively performance by roaming musicians. The where, the why, the wherefore are all unimportant. All that matters here is the energy of the moment captured by a master video diarist.

Happy 91st Birthday, Jonas Mekas!

Let’s wish an astounding 91 Happy Birthday wishes to Jonas Mekas, the godfather of underground film! To celebrate, let’s listen to some of Jonas’s own words of wisdom from 2007 and hope that it changes some minds in the process!

2011 Denver Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup

Rescued from the jaws of limbo, the Denver Underground Film Festival comes roaring back to life for three days of short films and one intense feature-length documentary. The fest runs Nov. 11-13 at the Unitarian Society of Denver. The feature doc screening on the fest’s last night is Iconoclast, Larry Wessel‘s epic profile of musician […]