Jonas Mekas

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Birthday
24, 1922
Birthplace
Lithuania
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
24, 1922 (age 95)
Birthplace
Lithuania

About

A pioneer of American avant-garde cinema whose film Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.

Before Fame

He left his native Lithuania in 1944 because of war.

Trivia

He released one film every day in 2007 on his website, a project he called The 365 Day Project.

Family Life

He and his brother Adolfas founded the film magazine Film Culture.

Associated With

He collaborated closely with fellow avant-garde artists like Andy Warhol.