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Jonas Mekas
  • Name: Jonas Mekas
  • Born: 12/24/1922
  • Died: 01/23/2019 (96 years old)
  • Occupation: Poet, filmmaker, artist

Jonas Mekas (Lithuanian:[ˈjonɐs ˈmækɐs]; December 24, 1922 – January 23, 2019) was a Lithuanian-American filmmaker, poet, and artist who has often been called “the godfather of American avant-garde cinema”. His work has been exhibited in museums and at festivals worldwide.

Awards: Lithuanian National Prize (1995)

School: University of Mainz

Genre: Cinema

Birth Place: Semeniškiai, Lithuania

Death Place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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