Movie Journal: The Rise of a New American Cinema, 1959-1971

Jonas Mekas


MacMillan, New York, 1972. Hardcover, 434pp., 5.5 x 8 inches

Near Fine. Hairline scratch to the front cover, else, clean and tightly bound. 

Mekas, known widely for his film criticism in published in The Village Voice, here brings deep perspective and analysis of the movement he himself named - New American Cinema. Throughout the 60s, Mekas was an essential part in bringing the "underground" avant-garde filmmaker to light. Published here are excerpts and essays, chronicled by year.