Jonas Mekas filming "The Brig"

Screening of “The Brig” by Jonas Mekas at e-flux Screening Room

Jonas Mekas’ cinematic document of the Living Theatre’s anti-war performance became his most overtly political film. “The Brig” (1964) won the Grand Prize for best documentary at the Venice Film Festival later that year.

Join e-flux Screening Room and hear an introduction by Andrew Uroskie (Stony Brook University).

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100th Anniversary of the Birth of Jonas Mekas at the Cinematheque Seoul Art Cinema

During the festival period, director and experimental film specialist Pip Chodorov, Sebastian Mekas son of Jonas Mekas, and director Julius Ziz, who also contributes to the organization of the centennial program “Jonas Mekas 100!”, will visit the festival and share stories about Jonas Mekas’ films. In addition, film critic Youngbin Kwak and critic Yunseong Yoo prepared an in-depth lecture on the questions about Jonas Mekas’ films. In memory of Jonas Mekas, 7 of his films will be shown at the festival.

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Still from the "Scenes from the life of Andy Warhol" (1965-1990) by Jonas Mekas.

Jonas Mekas’ film program in Israel

Two simultaneous Jonas Mekas’ film programmes in two main cinematheques in Israel – Tel Aviv Cinemateque and Jerusalem Cinematheque – will be presented for the audience, followed by roundtables and discussions, including local and international interlocutors.

The programmes curated by film critic Ariel Schweitzer.