Abecedarium paintings by Lynne Sachs

During a two week artist residency in December, 2006 at the McDowell Colony I painted alphabet images in preparation for the creation of Abecedarium:NYC at   Here are a few samples.    Lynne

For Life Against the War, Again

In 1967, with the Vietnam War escalating wildly, an invitation was issued to filmmakers to create works running under three minutes in protest against the accumulating carnage. The original organizers chose the rubric For Life, Against the War, and eventually compiled sixty films from the likes of Robert Breer, Shirley Clarke, Storm De Hirsch, Ken Jacobs, Larry Jordan, Jonas Mekas, Stan Vanderbeek, and many others. Now, decades later, an invitation to protest yet another war seemed sadly urgent, inspiring the New York Film-makers Cooperative to ring the clarion once “. . . Again.”

XY Chromosome Project #2 “City Salvage”

Lynne Sachs and Mark Street With special guests audio pranksters Bosko Blagojevic and Zach Poff CITY SALVAGE is the second installment of Lynne and Mark’s XY Chromosome project, a dynamic feast for the eyes, ears and mind that considers the cities of HANOI, SANTIAGO, BUFFALO, SAO PAOLO, PRAGUE, NEW YORK, TEL AVIV & SAN FRANCISCO, […]

With Eyes Open: Cinematic Visions of Israel and Palestine

Kolot Chayeinu/Voices of our Lives, a progressive Jewish congregation in Brooklyn, and the BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange present two days of film screenings with the hope of creating an engaged dialogue around the conflicts and the attempts for peace in Israel and Palestine. Focusing on art and politics in our own society and beyond, this mini film festival brings together directors and audience members in a dynamic series of viewings and discussions.


An impressionistic odyssey for the eyes becomes both haunting and delightful in this moving image dream expedition.

Mary Moylan: Nine Years Underground

“Mary Moylan: 9 years underground”  by Lynne Sachs a multi-media biography using video, audio, postcards and artifacts Premiere:  Maryland Film Festival, Charles Theatre;  Maryland Art Place Artist Residency Mary Moylan, a 32-year-old registered nurse and midwife from Baltimore, was one of two women in the infamous 1968 anti-war group the Catonsville Nine. A feminist and […]

The House of Drafts: A Bosnian-American Web Collaboration

THE HOUSE OF DRAFTS/ DOM PROMAHA House of Drafts/ Dom Promaha is a virtual apartment building inhabited by the imaginary characters created by eight Bosnian and two American media artists.  Our characters have refused the opportunities of exile and instead have chosen to stay in Sarajevo.  We invite you to enter this apartment building […]

Horror Vacui: Nature Abhors a Vacuum synopsis

A woman drinks tea, washes a window, reads the paper– simple tasks that suggest a desire to fill time with either movement or thought.  Sometimes she hears the rhythmic, pulsing symphony of crickets in a Baltimore summer night. Other times jangling toys dissolve into the roar of a jet overhead, or children tremble at the […]

Various Experimental Film Programs

From Ann Arbor to Austin to Arcata, local fimmakers Mark Street and Lynne Sachs have been travelling to film festivals around the country and in Europe this year showing their own work and watching an amazing selection of new alternative cinema.