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Online exclusive! Available starting 1/15.

FILM ABOUT A FATHER WHO

United States | 2020 | Lynne Sachs

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In her new meditation on fatherhood and masculinity, veteran indie filmmaker Lynne Sachs looks back over 35 years of film, video, and digital footage that she shot of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., between 1984 and 2019. Sachs discovers some surprising hidden truths about this vivacious man who was a pioneering Utah businessman as well as the father of a second prominent contemporary filmmaker, Ira Sachs (Keep the Light On, Love Is Strange). “Gripping…Speaks its truth and speaks it beautifully.” –Hammer to Nail. Cleveland premiere. 74 min.

Film About a Father Who, a Cinematheque streaming exclusive, can be viewed online from 1/15 thru at least 2/4 via the link below. Doing so supports the Cinematheque. Screening fee is $12, and you have 72 hours to watch it.

Film includes a Q&A between Lynne Sachs and film critic Ela Bittencourt.

Filmmaker Lynne Sachs will answer questions from moviegoers during a live online session moderated by Cinematheque Director John Ewing. To participate (or just listen in), click here shortly before 7 pm on 1/26.

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LYNNE SACHS Q&A

Friday 1/15
12am
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