Jonas Mekas EN

Jonas Mekas EN

Jonas Mekas (Lithuanian: [ˈjonɐs ˈmækɐs]; December 24, 1922 – January 23, 2019) was a Lithuanian-born American filmmaker, poet, and artist who has often been called "the godfather of American avant-garde cinema". His work has been exhibited in museums and festivals worldwide.

Lithuanian-born American artist buried in Semeniskes

Jonas Mekas , a Lithuanian-born American artist, poet and filmmaker , often called the godfather of American avant-garde movies, was buried in Lithuania...

Extensive Lithuanian film retrospective in Paris inaugurated year-long celebration of statehood restoration centenary

The Cinémathèque Française in Paris is hosting one of the biggest projects presenting Lithuania’s national cinema, a two-week long film retrospective...

Art Vilnius '17 the annual contemporary art show opens

On Thursday the 8th edition of Art Vilnius opened its doors in Vilnius' Litexpo . The four-day exhibition runs until Sunday, 11 June. It is an annual...

Eyes and ears in the Far East. Interview with Lithuanian Ambassador in Tokyo

In an interview with the Lithuania Tribune, Egidijus Meilūnas, Lithuania's Ambassador in Tokyo, says people in Japan are starting to discover the Baltic...

Out-take of a diary. Interview with Jonas Mekas (4)

Lithuania and the world lost one of the most talented film makers of our times. The New York Times wrote in its obituary: 'It is rare to have consensus on...

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