Conversations with Filmmakers: Movie Journal Columns 1961-1975

Jonas Mekas


Spector Books, 2018. Paperback, 400pp., 8.3 x 12 inches


Interviews of avant-garde artists and filmmakers conducted by Jonas Mekas for his weekly column in the Village Voice, 1958-1977. 60 transcribed interviews accompanied by photos and film stills. A wonderful visual document of noted artists. 

Interviews include Jerome Hill, Vittorio De Seta, Gregory Markopoulos, Storm De Hirsch, George and Mike Kuchar, Mike Getz, Andy Warhol, Nico Papatakis, Taylor Mead, Claes Oldenburg, Shirley Clarke, Albert and David Maysles, Tony Conrad, Peter Kubelka, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Ken Jacobs, Susan Sontag, John Cassavetes, Michael Snow, Kenneth Anger, Anna Karina, Hollis Frampton, Yvonne Rainer and Carolee Schneemann.