Writing in this publication in 1963, Jonas Mekas broke from his usual poetic polemics for the New American Cinema to praise the rough loveliness of everyday home movies, mooning momentarily over these flickery bits of folk art composed of "awkward footage that will suddenly sing with an unexpected rapture." This desegregation of the artistic and the amateur wasn't mere theory to Mekas. As the father of American avant-garde cinema (in addition to... More >>>