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Film About a Father Who (courtesy of Cinema Guild)


Film About a Father Who Discussion with the Sachs Family

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Featuring Lynne Sachs, Ira Sachs Jr., and Kirsten Johnson. Introduced by Eric Hynes, MoMI Curator of Film.

Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to host a unique family conversation around the new documentary Film About a Father Who, Lynne Sachs’s portrait of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., a bon vivant and pioneering businessman from Park City, Utah. In this live online discussion, Lynne Sachs will be joined by her brother, filmmaker Ira Sachs (Little MenLove Is Strange), and filmmaker Kirsten Johnson (Dick Johnson Is DeadCameraperson), who is also connected to Lynne and Ira as co-parent of Ira’s children. The program will be introduced by MoMI’s Curator of Film, Eric Hynes.

The Museum will present Film About a Father Who in its Virtual Cinema (opening January 15; a Cinema Guild release) alongside the major online retrospective Lynne Sachs: Between Thought and Expression (January 13–31).

Watch the recorded event here.

This program is co-presented by The Flaherty Film Seminar, where Lynne Sachs has served variously as a Fellow, an Artist, and a presenter.