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Happy 91st Birthday, Jonas Mekas!

By Mike Everleth ⋅ December 24, 2013

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!

Jonas, an extremely prolific diary filmmaker, has recently joined Vimeo and uploaded an astounding 200+ videos, which you can totally get lost in while celebrating this special day — and beyond.

Close up image of Jonas Mekas making a video self-portrait