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Diaries Notes and Sketches

Jonas Mekas United States, 1969

Robert Orlowski's rating of the film Walden

"I am searching for nothing and I am happy" repeats Mekas, summing up his ability to mesmerize the audience with a 3 hour diary. With a nuanced use of various frame rates, constantly forcing the viewer absorb/experience "in between the frames", rather than the literal picture, paralleled with a sense of natural rhythm and a world defined in kodachrome Mekas has crafted (as cliche as it sounds) life itself on film.