As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty 2000 Ages 15+

12.00PM Sat 17 Feb 2018 (4hrs 48mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Free

SYNOPSIS

'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.' Jonas Mekas

Independent filmmaker Jonas Mekas provides an intimate glimpse of his personal life in this work made from 30 years of private home movie footage. Like a visual diary, the film is interspersed with hand-typed titles that draw together 12 chapters and various events.

CREDITS

16MM, 1.37:1, COLOUR, MONO, 288 MINUTES, UNITED STATES, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR/SCRIPT/NARRATOR: JONAS MEKAS / CINEMATOGRAPHER: JONAS MEKAS / EDITOR: JONAS MEKAS / MUSIC: AUGUSTE VARKALIS / PRODUCTION CO: CANYON CINEMA / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: CANYON CINEMA