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In Search of a ‘Feminist Sensibility’

These two shorts give us insight into seven women: Barbara Hammer, Maya Deren, Carolee Schneemann, and Gunvor Nelson as subjects and speakers; Lynne Sachs and Deborah Stratman from behind the camera. Watching both films, I wonder what connections there are to be drawn. Does the recent surge in filmic portraits of female trailblazers point towards a ‘feminine sensibility’, long overdue for historical recognition?

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

Film Wax Interview with Lynne and Cast of Tip of My Tongue

In this Filmwax podcast discussion, we re-unite 4 of the 12 people from that unforgettable weekend a few summers back during the shooting for “Tip of My Tongue”, including myself, Accra Shepp, Andrea Kannapell and Lynne.

Thoughts on Jonas Mekes

Jonas Mekas died yesterday, but with this close to a full, feisty and mostly extraordinarily fun life, he leaves us all with so much. From an early age, Jonas came to understand that living the life of an artist to the very fullest meant that you were expected to create something that would last beyond your last breath. Before anyone was really using the word “community”, Jonas was building a formidable infrastructure that would be the very foundation for the survival of the personal cinema he loved so dearly.

Interview with Oktoskop TV Vienna about TIP OF MY TONGUE

            Oktoskop TV’s Lukas Maurer interviewed Lynne in NYC  in conjunction with the broadcast of her film Tip of My Tongue on Austrian TV in June 2018. https://okto.tv/de/oktothek/episode/20853 Oktoskop Tip Of My Tongue A 50th birthday is often an opportunity to reflect. US-American filmmaker Lynne Sachs does so in a […]

Berrigan Forum at Fordham presents “Investigation of a Flame”

In December, 2018, I screened INVESTIGATION OF A FLAME with artist Darius Clark Monroe who showed his film BLACK FOURTEEN as part of the Berrigan Forum (named for the the brave and inimitable DANIEL BERRIGAN, peace activist and poet) at Fordham University.