American Masters

Remembering Jonas Mekas

Clip | 2m 47s Video has closed captioning.

Jonas Mekas, the influential filmmaker and co-founder of Anthology Film Archives and the New York Film-Makers' Cooperative, talks to director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders for Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart (1998) about his 1960s loft space in New York where Andy Warhol learned about experimental filmmaking. Mekas recalls tying Warhol to his seat during a six-hour screening of Sleep, and describes the

Aired: 01/23/19

Rating: NR

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