Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Jonas Mekas
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TV-MA | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
An estranged family gathers together in New York City for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
2. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Music
A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them.
Votes: 32,503 | Gross: $1.72M
3. American Masters (1985– )
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
Since its premiere in 1986, this Emmy-winning documentary series has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Past subjects have included ... See full summary »
5. River of Fundament (2014)
319 min | Drama
In 2007, Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler began a new collaborative project inspired by American author Norman Mailer's 1983 novel Ancient Evenings, set in pharaonic Egypt. The project ... See full summary »
Votes: 145 | Gross: $0.04M
288 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Jonas Mekas provides an intimate glimpse of his personal life by constructing a feature length narrative from over 30 years of private home movie footage.
7. 42 One Dream Rush (2010)
42 min | Short, Fantasy
An omnibus of short films by auteur directors based on Dreams.
Directors: Kenneth Anger, Asia Argento, Tadanobu Asano, Sergei Bodrov, Charles Burnett, Brian Butler, Jonathan Caouette, Leos Carax, Niki Caro, Yung Chang, Michele Civetta, Larry Clark, Joe Coleman, Zachary Croitoroo, Abel Ferrara, Mike Figgis, James Franco, Chris Graham, Florian Habicht, Rinko Kikuchi, Terence Koh, Harmony Korine, Ye Lou, David Lynch, Griffin Marcus, Ryan McGinley, Rajan Mehta, Jonas Mekas, Chris Milk, Grant Morrison, Charlotte Kemp Muhl, Gaspar Noé, Dee Poon, Cat Power, Matt Pyke, Carlos Reygadas, Lola Schnabel, Floria Sigismondi, Mote Sinabel, Taika Waititi, Arden Wohl, Yuan Zhang | Stars: Kenneth Anger, Tadanobu Asano, Brian Butler, Helena Christensen
8. Self Discovery for Social Survival (2019)
Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary
Self Discovery for Social Survival is a collaborative film from record label Mexican Summer and surf and outdoor brand Pilgrim Surf + Supply. Filmed in Mexico, the Maldives, and Iceland in ... See full summary »
10. That Summer (2017)
Unrated | 80 min | Documentary
Montauk, East Hampton, New York, 2016. Peter Beard discusses his work as a photographer, artist and diarist before reminiscing about his attempt to make a documentary in the summer of 1972 ... See full summary »
Votes: 223 | Gross: $0.01M
11. Imagine (1972 TV Movie)
83 min | Documentary, Music
A surreal, half-fiction, half real life footage of a day in the life of John lennon and Yoko Ono, composed to music from John's historic 'Imagine' album and Yoko's 'Fly'.
14. Hallelujah the Hills (1963)
Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy
After courting a woman called Vera for seven years, friends Jack and Leo decide to seclude themselves in the Vermont woods near her home, when she finally decides to accept a third man called Gideon.
15. The Brig (1964)
Not Rated | 68 min | Drama
A ultra-realistic depiction of life in a Marine Corps brig (or jail) at a camp in Japan in 1957. Marine prisoners are awakened and put through work details for the course of a single day, ... See full summary »
78 min | Documentary
Barbara Rubin's twenty-nine-minute experimental film 'Christmas on Earth' caused a sensation when it first screened in New York City in 1963. Its orgy scenes, double projections and ... See full summary »
18. What Is Cinema? (2013)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, History
Amidst a constant stream of hundreds of film clips, dozens of filmmakers voice their opinions on the titular question while primarily looking beyond the Hollywood mainstream to independent, experimental, documentary and avant-garde films.
19. Guns of the Trees (1961)
85 min | Drama
A depressed woman, Barbara, is on the verge of suicide while a man she meets in a church and a married couple try to convince her that life is worth living.
20. Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania (1972)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
A film diary divided into three episodes. In the first part Jonas Mekas tells about his time as emigrant in New York in 1950s, after leaving the home country of Lithuania. The second part ... See full summary »
21. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )
A televisual memory of cinema, this documentary series about contemporary filmmakers from around the world, created by Janine Bazin and André S. Labarthe, is a follow-up to the acclaimed initial series "Filmmakers of our time" (1964-1972).
23. Patti Smith: Dream of Life (2008)
Not Rated | 109 min | Documentary, Music
An intimate portrait of poet, painter, musician and singer Patti Smith that mirrors the essence of the artist herself.
Votes: 904 | Gross: $0.03M
24. Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (1990)
87 min | Documentary, Biography
A look at the life, work, and impact of Andy Warhol (1928-1987), pop icon and artist, from his childhood in Pittsburgh to his death after a botched surgery. Warhol coined the word "... See full summary »
26. Nico Icon (1995)
67 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A look into the many lives of Christa Päffgen, otherwise known as Nico; from cutie German mädchen to the first of the supermodels, to glamorous diva of the Velvet Underground, to cult item,... See full summary »
Votes: 630 | Gross: $0.21M
28. Divine Trash (1998)
97 min | Documentary
The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his ... See full summary »
Votes: 975 | Gross: $0.04M
124 min | Documentary
A film collage tracing the story of the lives, loves, and deaths within the artistic community surrounding Jonas Mekas.
30. Birth of a Nation (1997)
85 min | Documentary
Mekas leads an archival avant-garde, a fast-paced parade of 160 underground film people he captured on film over four decades, described as, "160 portraits or rather appearances, sketches ... See full summary »
31. Gimme Some Truth: The Making of John Lennon's Imagine Album (2000 Video)
60 min | Documentary, Music
Behind-the-scenes footage to document the production of one of John Lennon's most enduring works. A fluid context of conflict, community, and craftsmanship.
32. Strong Medicine (1981)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama
Adaptation of an avant-garde play about Rhoda, a hysterical heroine who feels oppressed by the people around her. She suffers through her birthday party, goes to see a doctor, plans a vacation, argues a lot and even breaks the fourth wall.
33. Beyond the Bolex (2018)
80 min | Documentary
When visionary Jewish immigrant Jacques Bolsey invents the Bolex in the 1920's, he puts the first home movie camera in the hands of everyday folks, fomenting a film revolution that still ... See full summary »
34. The Queen of Sheba Meets the Atom Man (2018)
110 min | Comedy
About protesting the industrial world and having fun doing it. An the hapless, possibly Chaplinesque Atom Man and his Queen are the two main characters who come from different backgrounds ... See full summary »
36. Notes on the Circus (1966)
Not Rated | 12 min | Documentary, Short
The short film is a montage of sped up video clips of The Ringling Brothers Circus in action set to a musical track. The film is separated into four segments, each segment which focuses on ... See full summary »
Director: Jonas Mekas
37. In the Mirror of Maya Deren (2001)
Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about the life of avant-garde filmmaker Maya Deren, who led the independent film movement of the 1940s.
Votes: 345 | Gross: $0.01M
41. Hare Krishna (1966)
Not Rated | 4 min | Short
Jonas Mekas's freewheeling camerawork leaves itself open to the possibility of a second Great Awakening in this impressionistic sketch of a Hare Krishna troupe taking to the streets. Later ... See full summary »
42. Guest (II) (2010)
124 min | Documentary
Filmmaker Jose Luis Guerin documents his experience during a year of traveling as a guest of film festivals to present his previous film. What emerges is a wonderfully humane and sincere ... See full summary »
43. Andy Warhol's Factory People (2008– )
Tells the story of the Silver Factory that Warhol founded in 1964 in an abandoned hat factory on East 47th Street in New York City. Based on fifty hours of original interviews, factory ... See full summary »
44. Dirt (1965)
12 min | Short, Fantasy
"Two nuns take a bath, then meet a sailor on the Staten Island Ferry" - Piero Heliczer "Among all the new movies (it has been quiet lately on the underground scene) Piero Heliczer's Dirt ... See full summary »
47. Exprmntl (2016)
65 min | Documentary, History
Knokke, Belgium. A small mundane coastal town hosts the world's first festival dedicated to avant-garde cinema: EXPRMNTL. The festival knew only five editions but those five editions soon became legendary.
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography
What is experimental film, and why is it called that? Artists and poet working in celluloid since before WWI have always found themselves in a no man's land. Excluded both from the art ... See full summary »
50. Happy Birthday to John (1997)
24 min | Documentary, Short, Musical
On October 9th, 1972 an exhibition of John Lennon/Yoko Ono's art, designed by the Master of the Fluxus movement, George Maciunas, opened at the Syracuse Museum of Art, curated by David Ross... See full summary »