In conversation with Classics Professor Michèle Lowrie (who acted as an adviser on the film), Sachs will discuss her cinematic process for making this portrait of a doctor who saw the worst of society and ran.
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Among the 60 or so titles on offer are new works by Leslie Thornton, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Harun Farocki, Michael Snow, Peggy Ahwesh, Lewis Klahr, Ken Jacobs, Lynne Sachs, Ernie Gehr and other giants of the avant-garde, as well as a generous selection of films by emerging artists.
In “Cuadro por cuadro”, Lynne Sachs and Mark Street put on a workshop (taller in Spanish) with a group of Uruguan media artists to create handpainted experimental films in the spirit of Stan Brakhage. Sachs and Street collaborate with their students at the Fundacion de Arte Contemporaneo by painting on 16 and 35 mm film, then bleaching it and then hanging it to dry on the roof of the artists’ collective in Montevideo in July, 2009.
Sunday, Oct. 4 at 3pm Views from the Avant-Garde Program #8 Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center Tickets: $11; $8 senior; $7 member, student, child The Last Happy Day Lynne Sachs, USA, 2009, 38m Nothing is Over Nothing Jonathan Schwartz, USA, 2008, 17m The Exception and the Rule Brad Butler & Karen Mirza, U.K./India/Pakistan, 37m TRT: […]
Here is an extensive interview done by SPOILER RADIO, a media arts based radio station in Rhode Island. The interview was done in June 2009. http://odeo.com/episodes/24747238-Lynne-Sachs-Experimental-Documentary-Filmmaker
Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires Inspired by the stories of Argentine writer Julio Cortázar, yet blended with the realities of contemporary Argentina, “Wind in Our Hair” is an experimental narrative directed by New York filmmaker Lynne Sachs about four girls (performed by Argentine sisters Lena and Chiara Peroni with Sachs’ own daughters Maya and Noa […]