FILMS/VIDEOS

Maya at 24 (2020)

Conscious of the strange simultaneous temporal landscape that only film can convey, we watch Maya in motion at each distinct age.

Visit to Bernadette Mayer’s Childhood Home (2020)

In 2020, Siglio Press brought her photos and her writing together for the first time in book form. In conjunction with Siglio, Poets House presented “Language is a Temptation” by inviting 31 poets to read from the work each day during the month of July, 2020. New York filmmaker and poet Lynne Sachs took this spark and ran with it …. all the way to Mayer’s childhood home in the Ridgewood neighborhood of Brooklyn

Decameron Row (2020)

In this idiosyncratic, virtual place, the curious could click on a window and peek into each others’ lives, much like we had already been doing with one another.

Film About a Father Who

*World Premiere: Slamdance Film Festival 2020,
Opening Night Film, Park City ,Utah * NYC Premiere MoMA

Between 1984 and 2019, filmmaker Lynne Sachs shot film with her father, a bohemian businessman who sometimes chose to reveal less than was really there.

A Month of Single Frames (for Barbara Hammer)

“While editing the film, the words on the screen came to me in a dream. I was really trying to figure out a way to talk to the experience of solitude that Barbara had had, how to be there with her somehow through the time that we would all share together watching her and the film. My text is a confrontation with a somatic cinema that brings us all together in multiple spaces at once.”

A Year in Notes and Numbers

A year’s worth of to-do lists confronts the unavoidable numbers that are part and parcel of an annual visit to the doctor. The quotidian and the corporeal mingle and mix. Family