Press

1965 Alan Levy, "Voice of the 'Underground Cinema'" The New York Times Magazine
1966 St. Goštautas, "Jonas Mekas: A Portrait of a Poet and a Film-Maker" Lituanus
1973 Calvin Tomkins, "All Pockets Open" The New Yorker [PDF]
1988 "For New and Old Independent Films, An Archive and Exhibition Center," The New York Times
1996 "Jonas Mekas at Laurence Miller," artnet magazine
  Antanas Klimas, "Jonas Mekas, I Had Nowhere to Go," Lituanus
2000 "Vivace Jonas Mekas," Libération
2001 Evlis Mitchell, "One Man's Parenthood, in Minute Detail," The New York Times
  Amy Taubin,"An Avant-Garde Master Finds Art in the Everyday," The New York Times
  Fred Camper, "He Stands in the Desert Counting the Seconds of his Life," Senses of Cinema
  "As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty," Variety
  Ed Halter, "The Color of Paradise," The Village Voice
2002 Manohla Dargis, "Living through the lens," The LA Times
  "Edinburgh Reports: Warhol, Lennon and Me," The Daily Telegraph
2005 Ed Halter, "Lost and Founder: Mekas's Restored Record of Exile and Longing," The Village Voice
  J. Hoberman, "Get Reel: A Teenage Cineaste Falls in Love with the Voice's Film Pages," The Village Voice
  "Avante Granddad," offoffoff.com
  "A Lifetime of Cutting-Edge Filmmaking," The Villager
  "Jonas Mekas, cinéaste et poète," Le Monde [in French]
  "Brief Glimpses of Beauty: Jonas Mekas at the 2005 Venice Biennale," Cinema Scope
2006 "Fluxus: To George With Love," The Brooklyn Rail
  "Short Films From a Long Life," Wired
  "Jonas Mekas at Australias Darren Knight," artinfo.com
  "Who Loves the Sun," Frieze Magazine
  "Short Films Coming Soon to an iPod Near You," NPR
  "In praise of a tiny thing: Filmmakers make iPod-ready shorts that fit in your pocket," The LA Times
2007 "Jonas Mekas," artinfo.com
  "Carrying the flag of avant-garde art," The Baltic Times
  "Pioneer Filmmaker Steps into Light," The Age
  "Retour au bercail du pape de l'underground," Libération [in French]
  "Jonas Mekas, de retour au pays," RFI [in French]
2008 Manohla Dargis, "Capturing History With Video of the TV," The New York Times
  Robert A. Haller, "The Return of Prodigal Son: Jonas Mekas Center for the Visual Arts," The Brooklyn Rail
  "Mekas's Walden at Anthology," The Village Voice
  "Lucca Film Festival e Fondazione Ragghianti: omaggio a Jonas Mekas," loschermo.it
  "Omaggio a Jonas Mekas padre dell' underground," La Repubblica
  "Lucca Film Festival: un pomeriggio nella vita di Jonas Mekas," loschermo.it
  "MTV Movie Awards Snubs Director Jonas Mekas Yet Again," The Onion
  Eric Kohn, "Always on the Move," Reverse Shot
2009 "Distributor of Avant-Garde Films Threatened With Eviction," The New York Times
  "Avant-Garde Film Group Gets New Home, Cheap," The New York Times
  David Kehr, "Advance Troops of Cinema, Marching Through Time," The New York Times
  "Le New York avant-gardiste de Mekas," Le Monde [in French]
  "Jonas Mekas, fabricant d'art," L'Humanité [in French]
  "Jonas Mekas, le bruit de la vie," menstyle.fr [in French]
  Scott Foundas, "Lithuania and the Collapse of the USSR Records Last Gasp For Mother Russia, Father Brokaw," The Village Voice
  "Jonas Mekas at James Fuentes," artnet.com
2011 Gintarė Parulytė, "Mekas: Johnas Lennonas ir Yoko Ono mėgo lietuvišką duoną," 370 [in Lithuanian]
  Linda C. Ehrlich, "Todas las cartas (“All The Letters”): An Invitation," Senses of Cinema
  Stephane Pichelin, "Les Infiltrés infiltrés," Spectres du cinéma [in French]
  Derek Peck, "Jonas Mekas: The Collector," AnOther Magazine
  Dante A. Ciampaglia, "The Kennedys, Frozen In Film," Forbes
  Daniel Maurer, "Jonas Mekas on His Mars Bar Movie," The New York Times
  Thierry Somers, "Jonas Mekas," 200%
  Juan Forn, "Yo recordaré por ustedes," Página/12 [in Spanish]
  AP, "La fontaine de jouvence de Jonas Mekas," Grand Écart [in French]
  Terence Teh, "Jonas Mekas: Anthology Film Archives," Dazed and Confused
  ОЛЬГА КОВАЛЕНКО, "«Уолден»: от Генри Торо к Йонасу Мекасу," Cineticle [in Russian]
  Maxi Obexer, "Wenn einem Pony etwas aufgeht," Taz [in German]
  Peter Debruge, "Sleepless Nights Stories," Variety
  Nathan Rogers-Hancock, "Sleepwalking," Cinespect
  Bill Weber, "Sleepless Nights Stories," Slant Magazine
  Manohla Dargis, "Preservationist’s Home Movies: A Lifetime of Images as a Sweeping Visual Diary," The New York Times
  Susanna Locascio, "Sleepless Nights Stories," Filmmaker Magazine
  Eric Kohn, "At 89, Jonas Mekas Is Busier Than Ever. What's His Secret?," Indiewire
  Jesse Cataldo, "Notebook Reviews: Jonas Mekas' Sleepless Nights Stories," Mubi
  Amy Taubin, "About Last Night," Artforum
  Aaron Cutler, "Sketches from Life: Jonas Mekas’s Sleepless Night Stories," Idiom
  Eric Loret, "Il y a un hit-parade des chefs-d’œuvre ennuyeux à faire," Libération [in French]
  Lluís Amiguet, "El problema crea la solución," La Vanguardia [in Spanish]
2012 Hans Ulrich Obrist, "Hans Ulrich Obrist Recommends Jonas Mekas' 'Walden'," Electronic Beats
  Isabelle Regnier, "Jonas Mekas, le retour," Le Monde [in French]
  Max Nelson, "The Rhythm of My Heart: Meeting Jonas Mekas," Double Exposure
  Mark Holcomb, "My Mars Bar Movie," The Village Voice
  Mark Asch, "The Bar Is a Beautiful Place," The L Magazine
  Evan Bleier, "Watch the First Five Minutes of Jonas Mekas’s Mars Bar Movie, Opening Friday," The New York Times
  Steve Dollar, "Traveling Back to His Life on Mars: Jonas Mekas Mourns a Downtown Staple," The Wall Street Journal
  Daniel Baird, "Beauty's Progenitor: The Film Art of Jonas Mekas," Border Crossings
  Nick Cain, "Jonas Mekas," The Wire
  Eric Loret, "Mekas qui se passe?," Libération
  Sean O'Hagan, "Jonas Mekas: the man who inspired Andy Warhol to make films," The Observer
  Karen Orton, "At Work: Jonas Mekas," Port (photos: Barbara Anastacio)
  Richard Dorment, "Jonas Mekas, Serpentine Gallery, review," The Telegraph
  Tish Wrigley, "Jonas Mekas on Filmmaking," AnOther
  David Kanner, "D'une identité à l'autre, Jonas Mekas," Le Huffington Post [in French]
  Georgia Korossi, "Memories for the future: Mark Webber on Jonas Mekas," bfi.org.uk
  Isabelle Regnier, "Jonas Mekas : une caméra contre la barbarie," Le Monde [in French]
  Zoe Pilger, "Jonas Mekas, Serpentine Gallery, London," The Independent
  Rachel Halliburton, "Cinema’s accidental witness," The Financial Times
  Waldemar Januszczak, "Seduced by the City," The Sunday Times
  Charles Darwent, "IoS art review: Jonas Mekas, Serpentine Gallery, London," The Sunday Independent
  Adrian Searle, "Jonas Mekas: scenes from an extraordinary life," The Guardian
  Federico Nicolao, "Jonas Mekas: The Life of a Happy Man," Domus
  Rimantė Kulvinskytė, "Smetonos laikus grąžinti norintis J.Mekas: Lietuvoje viskas išsigimę. Net bulviniai blynai," delfi.lt
  Laurent Rigoulet, "Pour moi, la caméra est comme un saxophone," Télérama
  J. Hoberman, "Counting the Seconds of a Life: Mekas Turns 90," ArtInfo
  Juliette Soulez, "La 'Subsistance des Paradis Invisibles' : 365 jours par Jonas Mekas au Centre Pompidou," ArtInfo [in French]
  Elsa Fernández-Santos, "El guardián del cine libre cumple 90 años," El País [in Spanish]
2013 Ieva Rekštytė, "Žmogus be metų," Intelligent Life [in Lithuanian]
  Amy Taubin, "Home Movies: Jonas Mekas Box Set," Film Comment
  Amy Taubin, "Jonas Mekas: Film as Life," Sight & Sound
  Mimi Fronczak Rogers, "DOX pays homage to a pioneer of experimental film," The Prague Post
  Nikolaus Perneczky, "Verweile doch: Arbeiten von Jonas Mekas im White Cube und auf DVD," Cargo [in German]
  Dominik Kamalzadeh, "Jonas Mekas: "Ich bin der Propagandafilmer des Glücks"," Der Standard [in German]
  "Jonas Mekas: Dokumente einer Poesie des Alltags," Der Standard [in German]
  Stefan Grissemann, "Operation Schönheit," Profil [in German]
  Erich Klein, "Der Lyriker Jonas Mekas," Falter [in German]
  Dominik Kamalzadeh, "Einfache Freuden, Ekstasen, Glück," TAZ [in German]
  Lerke von Saalfeld, "Der Filmemacher als Lyriker," Deutschlandfunk [in German]
  Odile Tremblay, "De l’horreur aux avant-gardes," Le Devoir