In honor of the late Jonas Mekas, who passed away this year, the Seward Park Library would like to invite the public to a special screening of Mekas' masterpiece Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania.
A film in three parts: Part 1: Made up of footage during Mekas' early years in America, 1950-1953. Includes miscellaneous footage of immigrants in Brooklyn. Part 2: Shot in August 1971 in Lithuania in the village in which Mekas was born. Part 3: Footage of a suburb of Hamburg where Mekas spent a year in forced labor during the war. Concludes with the burning of the Vienna fruit market, August 1971.
16mm print courtesy of the Library for Performing Arts' Reserve Film and Video Collection.
Wednesday, 23 October, 2019
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