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Jonas Mekas Biography | Poet

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Jonas Mekas (locally:  ['jons 'mæks] ; born December 24, 1922) is a Lithuanian filmmaker, poet and artist who has often been called "the godfather of American avant-garde cinema ." His work has been exhibited in museums and festivals world-wide.