BirthdaySeptember 30, 1925

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Adolfas Mekas

    Full name: Adolfas Mekas
    Also known as: Adolfas Mekas, Mekas, Adolfas
    Professions: Lithuanian film director

  2. Adolfas Mekas Death information

    Died: Tuesday, 31st of May, 2011 (Age: 85)

  3. Adolfas Mekas Biography

    Template:Multiple issuesAdolfas Mekas (30 September 1925 – 31 May 2011) was a Lithuanian-born filmmaker, writer, director, editor, actor, educator and mentor. With his brother Jonas Mekas, he founded the seminal magazine Film Culture, as well as the Film-Makers' Cooperative and was associated with the Fluxus art movement. He made several short films that showed his essentially comic and anarchic spirit, culminating in the feature Hallelujah the Hills in 1963, which played the Cannes Film Festival of that year and is now considered a classic of American Film. He was a key member of the New American Cinema of the 1960s.

  4. Adolfas Mekas Family

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