A rare behind-the-scenes view of the exploding New York “underground” in the late sixities, a turbulent time and place that was to change American culture forever. A German TV crew, led by journalist Gideon Bachmann, explores the epicenter of the sixties revolution in art, music, poetry and film and interviews the main players in the “New American Cinema,” that was born on the streets of New York.
Kino Lorber have revealed that they are planning to release on Blu-ray two landmarks of the American avant-garde: director Jonas Mekas: Walden (1969) and Lost Lost Lost (1976). The two-disc Blu-ray set will be available for purchase on November 17.
Walden, Mekas' first completed diary film, is an epic portrait of the New York avant-garde arts scene of the 1960s.
Lost Lost Lost documents Mekas' early years in New York as he and his brother Adolfas build their new life in America.