Film About a Father Who

Opening Film

Fundació Sa Nostra

04.10 | 18:30


OFFICIAL POSTER_Film About a Father Who

Year: 2020
Country: USA
Length: 74 min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish

Director: Lynne Sachs
Producer: Lynne Sachs
Screenwriter: Lynne Sachs
Editing: Rebecca Shapass
Sound: Kevin T. Allen
Music: Stephen Vitiello
Distribution: Kino Rebelde


Over a period of 35 years, filmmaker Lynne Sachs shot 8 and 16mm film, videotape and digital images of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., a bon vivant, seductive, extravagant and pioneering businessman. Film About a Father Who is her attempt to understand the web that connects a child to her parent and her siblings.

With the presence of the director.

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Lynne Sachs

Filmmaker and poet living in Brooklyn, New York. Strongly committed to a feminist dialogue between cinematic theory and practice, she searches for a rigorous play between image and sound, pushing the visual and aural textures in her work with every new project. Her moving image work ranges from short experimental films, to essay films to hybrid live performances. Lynne has made 37 films, including features and shorts, which have screened, won awards or been included in retrospectives at New York Film Festival, Museum of Modern Art, Sundance, Oberhausen, Viennale, Sheffield Doc/Fest, BAFICI, RIDM Montréal, Vancouver Film Festival, Doclisboa, Havana IFF, and China Women’s Film Festival. In 2014, she received the Guggenheim Fellowship in the Creative Arts.


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