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Film About a Father Who
Veteran indie filmmaker Lynne Sachs looks back over 35 years of film, video, and digital footage that she shot of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., between 1984 and 2019, discovering some surprising hidden truths about this vivacious Utah businessman.
United States | 2020 | Lynne Sachs
In her new meditation on fatherhood and masculinity, veteran indie filmmaker Lynne Sachs looks back over 35 years of film, video, and digital footage that she shot of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., between 1984 and 2019. Sachs discovers some surprising hidden truths about this vivacious man who was a pioneering Utah businessman as well as the father of a second prominent contemporary filmmaker, Ira Sachs (Keep the Light On, Love Is Strange). “Gripping…SpeaksView more
Film About a Father Who, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 1/15 thru at least 2/4 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $12, and you have 72 hours to watch it.
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Filmmaker Lynne Sachs, whose years-in-the-making, autobiographical essay movie Film About a Father Who is streaming in our “virtual multiplex”, will answer questions from moviegoers during a live online session moderated by Cinematheque Director John Ewing. To participate, or just listen in, click on the link below shortly before 7 pm on 1/26.
A ticket to the film includes a Q&A with Lynne Sachs and film critic Ela Bittencourt.