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JONAS MEKAS THE MAJOR WORKS OF JONAS MEKAS VOL. 2 PACK 5 DVDS

He Stands in a Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life

DVDs also SOLD INDIVIDUALLY

Guns of the Trees 35mm, 1962, b/w, 75’ The Sixties Quartet 16mm, 1990-1999, 129’ Scenes from Allen’s Last Three Days Video, 1997, color, 67’ A Letter from Greenpoint Video, 2004, color, 80’ Sleepless Nights Stories DV, 2011, color, 114’

This pack contains his very first film Guns of the Trees (1962), his quartet of meetings with remarkable friends — Warhol, Lennon, Ono; Maciunas, the founder of the Fluxus movement; his friendship with the family of JFK — and three of his more recent video pieces: the death of Allen Ginsberg; his moving away from Soho to Brooklyn; his 2011 opus Sleepless Nights Stories, his version of the One Thousand and One Nights.

Ce pack contient son premier film Guns of the Trees (1962), son quatuor de réunions avec des amis remarquables Warhol, Lennon, Ono; Maciunas, fondateur du mouvement Fluxus; son amitié avec la famille de JFK - et trois de ses morceaux de vidéo les plus récents: la mort de Allen Ginsberg; son déménagement loin de Manhattan à Brooklyn; 2011 son opus Sleepless Nights Stories, sa version des des Milles et une nuits.

He Stands In a Desert Counting The Seconds of His Life 16mm, 1969-1985, color, 150’

The film consists of 124 brief sketches, each half-a-minute to about two minutes long. [...] All very insignificant, unimportant celebrations of life that has gone, by now, and remains only as a record in these personal, brief sketches. Jonas Mekas

Le film est composé de 124 petits sketches, d’une durée de 30 secondes à 2 minutes. [...] Célébrations de la vie qui s’enfuit à l’instant même et qui n’est retenue que dans ces sketches brefs et personnels. Jonas Mekas

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