Film Culture

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Film Culture
FounderAdolfas Mekas and Jonas Mekas
First issue1954 (1954)
Final issue1996 (1996)
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York

Film Culture was an American film magazine started by Adolfas Mekas and his brother Jonas Mekas in 1954.[1] The publication's headquarters were in New York City.[1] Best known for exploring the avant-garde cinema in depth, it also published articles on other aspects of cinema, including Hollywood films.

Articles from Film Culture are compiled in a book entitled Film Culture Reader, published by Cooper Square Press.

Film Culture ceased publication 1996.[1] During its existence the magazine produced 79 issues and issue 80 was published shortly before Mekas’ death in 2018.[1]

Film awards[edit]

The magazine presented awards to independent film makers:


  1. ^ a b c d Kareem Estefan (September 2007). "Selections from FILM CULTURE Magazine (1955-1996)". UbuWeb. Retrieved 12 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Film Culture 6th Award - Andy Warhol". Warholstars. Retrieved 28 April 2018.

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