BIRTH OF A NATION
Jonas Mekas. USA. 1997. 85’. 16mm
“Why BIRTH OF A NATION? Because the film independents IS a nation in itself. We are surrounded by commercial cinema Nation same way as the indigenous people of the United States or of any other country are surrounded by Ruling Powers. We are the invisible, but essential nation of cinema. We are the cinema. 170 portraits and glimpses of the avant-garde: P Adams Sitney, Robert Breer, Chantal Akerman, Adolfo Arrieta…”.