Jonas Mekas


Notes for Jerome

Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania

Related Links

Artist’s Website

Canyon Cinema

Film-Makers’ Cooperative

Senses of Cinema


Archival Collections

Anthology Film Archives, Library

Anthology Film Archives.

Biographical files, [ca. 1920-1985], [ca. 1960-1970] (bulk).

ca. 52 cubic ft.

Arrangement of Materials: Alphabetical by name.

Anthology Film Archives, Library

Anthology Film Archives.

Essential cinema repertory collection, [ca. 1915-1972], [ca. 1960-1970] (bulk)

ca. 360 films, 8mm, 16mm, 35 mm.

Anthology Film Archives, Library

Anthology Film Archives.

Film stills collection, [ca. 1920-1970], [ca. 1960-1970] (bulk).

ca. 12 cubic ft.

Arrangement of Materials: Alphabetical by name of director.

Anthology Film Archives, Library

Anthology Film Archives.

Study collection, [ca. 1900-1985], 1950-1985 (bulk)

ca. 1,000 films.

Museum of Modern Art


Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material.

1 folder.

Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art.

Sound Recordings of Museum-Related Events


Finding Aid:

University of Iowa, Libraries

Mekas, Jonas, 1922-

Jonas Mekas collection of Fluxus film loops, 1960-1970.

.75 linear ft.

Series: Alternative traditions in contemporary art

Finding aid :


Anker, Steve. “Vanishing Point.” Film Comment 41.3 (2005): 76. Print.
—. “Lines of Sight: A Travelogue.” Millennium Film Journal 35/36 (2000): 60–72. Print.
—. “The Avant-garde in  ’98.” Film Comment 35.1 (1999): 39. Print.
Barrett, Gerald. “Jonas Mekas Interview.” Literature Film Quarterly. Spring73 1973 : 103-12. Print.
Belasco, Daniel. “The Vanished Prodigy.” Art in America. Dec. 2005 : 61-67. Print.
Bruno, Guiliana. “From Public Virtue to Private Vice: Notes on Italian Independent Cinema.” Millennium Film Journal 13 (1983): 36–45. Print.
de Bruyn, Dirk. “Outside the Outside: Experimental Film in 1975.” Metro Spring 2006 : 172–173. Print.
Cockrell, Eddie. “As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty.” Variety Movie Reviews (2001): 1. Print.
Eagan, Daniel. “Seventh Orphan Film Symposium April 7-10, 2010, New York.” Moving Image (15323978). Vol. 11. University of Minnesota Press, 2011. 175–178. Print.
Frye, Brian. “As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty.” Film Comment 37.6 (2001): 75. Print.
Galombik, Nicola, and Michael Zryd. “The Brig.” Cineaction 69 (2006): 40–47. Print.
Haller, Robert. “Anthology Film Archives.” Films in Review 43.11/12 (1992): 371. Print.
Hoberman, J. “Cold War Kids.” Village Voice 55.22 (2010): 44. Print.
—. “Get Reel.” Village Voice. 26 Oct. 2005 : 104. Print.
—. “The Time Machine.” Village Voice. 1 Dec. 1992 : 70-71. Print.
HORAK, JAN-CHRISTOPHER. “Regarding Mekas: Avant-garde Film and Audience Subjectivity.” Millennium Film Journal 53 (2010): 52–66. Print.
James, David. “Diary/film/diary Film: Jonas Mekas’ ‘Walden.’” Frame-Work: the Journal of Images 2 (1989): 21–23. Print.
—. “Peregrinations of the Avant Garde: The Chelsea Girls Go to Russia.” Millennium Film Journal 38 (2002): 9–18. Print.
Johnson, Paddy. “Mekas in the Middle.” Print. Feb. 2011 : 70-75. Print.
Kelly, Keith. “Notes For Jerome.” Millennium Film Journal 4/5 (1979): 172–174. Print.
Kennedy, Chris. “Blind Spots.” Landscape with Shipwreck: First Person Cinema & the Films of Philip Hoffman. Insomniac Press, 2001. 191–193. Print.
Kouvaros, George. “‘Time and How to Note It down’: The Lessons of Pull My Daisy.” Screen 53.1 (2012): 1–17. Print.
Lehrer, Jeremy. “Jonas Mekas.” Independent (Foundation for Independent Video & Film) 21 (1998): 25–26. Print.
Lippy, Tod. “Jonas Mekas.” Projections (2000): 122–138. Print.
Mabe, Joshua. “Walden (1969).” Moving Image (15323978) 6.2 (2006): 148–150. Print.
Mekas, Jonas. “A Remembrance for Stan Brakhage.” Millennium Film Journal 41 (2003): 92–93. Print.
—. “Jonas Mekas, ‘Movie Journal,’ Village Voice, September 16, 1959.” Wide Angle 19 (1997): 120. Print.
“Mekas, Jonas.” St. James Film Directors Encyclopedia. Dec. 1998 : 330-32. Print.
Miller, Cynthia J. “The Democratic Embrace: Ric Burns’s Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film.” Journal of Popular Film & Television 35.2 (2007): 78–85. Print.
Noguez, Dominique. “Towards Irreference: American Avant-Garde Film of the Sixties—From the Triumph of the Signified to the Rise of the Signifier.” Millennium Film Journal 19 (1987): 22–37. Print.
Osterweil, Ara. “Queer Coupling, or the Stain of the Bearded Woman.” Framework: The Journal of Cinema & Media 51.1 (2010): 33–60. Print.
Paggie, Michael J. “Movie Journal: The Rise of a New American Cinema, 1959-1971.” Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film & Television 6 (1972): 50–51. Print.
“Preservation and Scholarship Award: Jonas Mekas.” International Documentary 16 (1997): 35. Print.
Ruoff, Jeffrey K. “Home Movies of the Avant-garde: Jonas Mekas and the New York Art World.” Cinema Journal 30 (1991): 6–28. Print.
Sitney, Sky. “The Search for the Invisible Cinema.” Grey Room. Spring 2005 : 102-13. Print.
Smith, Tom. “Moment by Moment by Moment.” Vertigo (09687904) 4.1 (2008): 17–19. Print.
Taubin, Amy. “Too Much of a Bad Thing.” Film Comment 48.1 (2012): 44–45. Print.
Uhlin, Graig. “Sound and Speech in Andy Warhol’s Films.” Quarterly Review of Film & Video 26.4 (2009): 322–338.
“You Are Here.” Independent (15575799) 27.8 (2004): 52–55. Print.

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