Nov
5
2019

Media Arts Department Visiting Artist Series: Ira Sachs

7:00 pm

Fries Hall, IMAP basement studio

Ira Sachs headshot

Ira Sachs is a feature filmmaker and longtime New Yorker. His newest film, Little Men, with Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Ehle, and Paulina Garcia, opened in cinemas in July 2019. His previous features include Love is Strange, Keep the Lights On, and Forty Shades of Blue, winner of the 2005 Sundance Dramatic Grand Jury Prize. His short film, Last Address, honoring a group of NYC artists who died of AIDS, has been included in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum and MoMA. A 2013 Guggenheim recipient, Sachs is also the founder and Executive Director of Queer/Art, (http://www.queer-art.org/) a non-profit arts organization based in NYC that provides support for LGBTQ artists across disciplines and generations.