66th Cork International Film Festival

aemi: Artist in Focus: Lynne Sachs

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aemi: Artist in Focus: Lynne Sachs
aemi is delighted to present this overview of selected short works by Lynne Sachs, many of which are screening in Ireland for the first time.
Carolee, Barbara & Gunvor
From 2015 to 2017, Lynne visited with Carolee Schneemann, Barbara Hammer and Gunvor Nelson, three artists who embraced the moving image throughout their lives
Still Life with Woman and Four Objects
A portrait that falls somewhere between a painting and a poem, a look at a woman’s daily routines and thoughts via an exploration of her as a 'character'
Drawn and Quartered
Optically printed images of a man and a woman fragmented by a film frame divided into four distinct sections
The House of Science: a museum of false facts
A girl’s difficult coming-of-age rituals are recast into a potent web for affirmation and growth
Girl is Presence
Against the uncertain and anxious pandemic atmosphere, inside domestic space, a ‘girl’ arranges and rearranges a collection of small and mysterious things
Longings
A collaboration exploring the resonances and ruptures between image and language
Drift and Bough
Lynne Sachs spends a winter morning in Central Park shooting film in the snow
Starfish Aorta Colossus
Poetry watches film. Film reads poetry. Paolo Javier’s text is a catalyst for digital sculpting of an 8mm Kodachrome canvas.
Maya at 24
Lynne Sachs films her daughter Maya at 6, 16 and 24.
A Month of Single Frames
In 1998, filmmaker Barbara Hammer had an artist residency in a shack without running water or electricity. She shot film and kept a journal. In 2018 Hammer, facing her own imminent death, gave her material to Lynne and invited her to make a film.
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Making work since the 1980s Lynne Sachs’ films have incorporated a cross-pollination of forms that extend to the essay film, documentary, collage, performance, and poetry. Deeply reflexive, Sachs’ films to date have outlined a rich interplay between the personal and the socio-political. aemi is delighted to present this overview of selected short works by Lynne Sachs at Cork International Film Festival, many of which are screening in Ireland for the first time. 


In addition to this shorts programme Lynne will also be in attendance at the festival for the Irish premiere of her celebrated feature Film About a Father Who.


CAROLEE, BARBARA & GUNVOR Lynne Sachs

From 2015 to 2017, Lynne visited with Carolee Schneemann, Barbara Hammer and Gunvor Nelson, three artists who embraced the moving image throughout their lives.


STILL LIFE WITH WOMEN AND FOUR OBJECTS Lynne Sachs

A portrait that falls somewhere between a painting and a poem, a look at a woman’s daily routines and thoughts via an exploration of her as a 'character'.


DRAWN AND QUARTERED Lynne Sachs

Optically printed images of a man and a woman fragmented by a film frame that is divided into four distinct sections.


THE HOUSE OF SCIENCE: A MUSEUM OF FALSE FACTS Lynne Sachs

A girl’s difficult coming-of-age rituals are recast into a potent web for affirmation and growth.


GIRL IS PRESENCE Lynne Sachs and Anne Lesley Selcer

Against the uncertain and anxious pandemic atmosphere, inside domestic space, a ‘girl’ arranges and rearranges a collection of small and mysterious things.


LONGINGS Lynne Sachs and Moira Sweeney

A collaboration exploring the resonances and ruptures between image and language.


DRIFT AND BOUGH Lynne Sachs

Lynne Sachs spends a winter morning in Central Park shooting film in the snow. Holding her Super 8mm camera, she takes note of graphic explosions of dark and light and an occasional skyscraper.


STARFISH AORTA COLOSSUS Lynne Sachs

Poetry watches film. Film reads poetry. Paolo Javier’s text is a catalyst for digital sculpting of an 8mm Kodachrome canvas.


MAYA AT 24 Lynne Sachs

Lynne Sachs films her daughter Maya at 6, 16 and 24.


A MONTH OF SINGLE FRAMES Lynne Sachs with and for Barbara Hammer

In 1998, filmmaker Barbara Hammer had an artist residency in a shack without running water or electricity. She shot film and kept a journal. In 2018 Hammer, facing her own imminent death, gave her material to Lynne and invited her to make a film.

  • Year
    1986-2021
  • Runtime
    90 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States, Ireland
  • Director
    Lynne Sachs