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Jonas in the Desert (1994)

Not a documentary in the strictest sense of the word. Rather, it is a journey through the world of the artist Jonas Mekas - one of the exponents of independent U.S. movies; founder and director of the New York Anthology Film Archive.

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Peter Sempel

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Cast

Credited cast:
Diahnne Abbott ... Herself
Kenneth Anger ... Himself
Jochen Arbeit Jochen Arbeit ... Himself
Stanley Bard Stanley Bard ... Himself
Blixa Bargeld ... Himself
Peter Beard ... Himself
Karen Black ... Herself
Eileen Bowser Eileen Bowser ... Herself
Stan Brakhage ... Himself
Nick Cave ... Himself
Merce Cunningham Merce Cunningham ... Himself
Cora Fischer Cora Fischer ... Herself
Charles Ford Charles Ford ... Himself
Henry Geldzahler Henry Geldzahler ... Himself
Allen Ginsberg ... Himself
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Not a documentary in the strictest sense of the word. Rather, it is a journey through the world of the artist Jonas Mekas - one of the exponents of independent U.S. movies; founder and director of the New York Anthology Film Archive - and captures his ideas, his creativity, and art. In this way, he shows much of Mekas' personality and of his creative universe. Sempel brings together image and music, phrases and conversation, statements by many of the cultural icons such as Andy Warhol, Nam June Paik, Kenneth Anger, Allen Ginsberg, Yoko Ono, Al Pacino, Martin Scorcese, among others, and passages from Mekas' films. Sempel's style echoes throughout the work of the artist itself; nevertheless, it acts more as a complement than a mere tribute. The result is a precise expression of the essence of Jonas Mekas. In 1993, the 17th Mostra de Cinema held a Mekas in retrospect on film with ten of his films. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Country:

Germany

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German | English

Release Date:

10 November 1994 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Jonás en el desierto See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain See more »

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1.33 : 1
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