GME GEM 15 - JONAS MEKAS DISCUSSES JON GARTENBERG'S WORK ON WARREN SONBERT'S LEGACY

GME GEM 15 - JONAS MEKAS DISCUSSES JON GARTENBERG'S WORK ON WARREN SONBERT'S LEGACY

In a moving video letter to curator John Hanhardt, LETTER TO JOHN FROM JONAS (1999), in which he stresses the need for Anthology Film Archives to resist the option of merging with the Guggenheim Museum, Jonas Mekas discusses the shift away from Anthology's role as the sole preservationist of experimental cinema, and, by example, the important work of Jon Gartenberg’s preservation of Warren Sonbert’s estate following Sonbert’s untimely death in 1995.

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