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As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty (As I Moved Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty)

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Jonas Mekas Jonas Mekas
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Ken Jacobs Ken Jacobs
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Description: The magnum opus title of Mr. Mekas's latest film suggests the amount of time you'll have to devote to it. At 288 minutes, this is a blizzard of detail and filmmaking technique, and the movie crystallizes Mr. Mekas's life into a few hours of blissful, and eventually mournful, experience. Footage of daily life, fragments of happiness and beauty, trips to France, Italy, Spain, Austria. Seasons of the year as they pass through New York. Friends, home life, nature, unending search for moments of beauty and celebration of life friendships, feelings, brief moments of happiness. "The film is also my love poem to New York. Itโ€™s th ... (more)
Release date: 12 December 2001
Tags: Documentary (2), 2000 (2), Experimental (2), 2000s (2), United States (1)
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