Out-Takes from the Life of a Happy Man

Southwest Portland
When
Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019
4:30pm
$9
Where
Whitsell Auditorium
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205

The following description was submitted by the event organizer.

Directed by Jonas Mekas
United States • 2012 • 68 mins. • In English

Mekas’s final diary film, after nearly 50 years of his integration of life and art-making with a camera always in hand, is a collection of scenes from 1960-2000 which illustrate the broad experience of his happy life.

“A motion picture composed of brief diaristic scenes not used in completed films from the years 1960-2000; and self-referential video footage taped during the editing. Brief glimpses of family, friends, girl-friends, the City, seasons of the year, travels. Occasionally I talk, reminisce, or play music I taped during those earlier years, plus more recent piano improvisations by Auguste Varkalis. It’s a kind of autobiographical, diaristic poem, celebration of happiness and life. I consider myself a happy man.”—Jonas Mekas.

Upcoming Dates & Times

Dec. 15
4:30pm