FILMS/VIDEOS

A Biography of Lilith

  “A Biography of Lilith” 16mm Color Sound 1997  35min. DVD:  Lynne Sachs: A Collection of Films Exploring Women, Culture, Science and Myth In a lively mix of off-beat narrative, collage and memoir, A Biography of Lilith  updates the creation myth by telling the story of the first woman and for some,  the first feminist.  […]

Which Way is East: Notebooks from Vietnam

by Lynne Sachs in Collaboration with Dana Sachs 33 min. “A frog that sits at the bottom of a well thinks that the whole sky is only as big as the lid of a pot.” When two American sisters travel north from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, conversations with Vietnamese strangers and friends reveal […]

The House of Science:A Museum of False Facts

Link to THE HOUSE OF SCIENCE with CHINESE SUBTITLES: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XODIzNDY0Njg0.html   password: HOSviewhos “The House of Science: a museum of false facts” 30 min., color, sound, 1991 DVD:  Lynne Sachs: A Collection of Films Exploring Women, Culture, Science and Myth “Offering a new feminized film form, this piece explores both art and science’s representation of women, […]

Sermons and Sacred Pictures

An experimental documentary on Reverend L.O. Taylor, a Black Baptist minister from Memphis, Tennessee who was also an inspired filmmaker with an overwhelming interest in preserving the social and cultural fabric of his own community in the 1930′ s and ‘ 40’ s . I combine his films and music recordings with my own images of Memphis neighborhoods and religious gatherings, 1989 .

Following the Object to Its Logical Beginning

“Following the Object to Its Logical Beginning”, 9 min. color 16mm. 1987. Like an animal in one of Eadweard Muybridge’s scientific photo experiments, five undramatic moments in a man’s life are observed by a woman. A study in visual obsession and a twist on the notion of the “gaze”. DVD:  Lynne Sachs: 10 Short Films […]

Drawn and Quartered

“Drawn and Quartered”, 4 min. color 16mm. by Lynne Sachs Optically printed images of a man and a woman fragmented by a film frame that is divided into four distinct sections. An experiment in form/content relationships that are peculiar to the medium, 1987 DVD: Lynne Sachs: 10 Short Films and Videos, Vol. 3 “Images of […]

Still Life with Woman and Four Objects

“Still Life With Woman and Four Objects” 4 min. B&W 16mm.1986 A film portrait that falls somewhere between a painting and a prose poem, a look at a woman’s daily routines and thoughts via an exploration of her as a “character”. By interweaving threads of history and fiction, the film is also a tribute to […]