Film About a Father Who:

Virtual Cinema

Museum Films is partnering with Cinema Guild to deliver the best of new world cinema straight to your living room! We’re pleased to share Lynne Sachs’ acclaimed documentary Film About a Father Who, an evocative and deeply personal meditation on family and fatherhood shot over a period of 35 years.  

One $12 ticket is good for a 3-day pass to see Film About a Father Who. 50% of each sale supports OKCMOA and its mission. Passes available January 15. Click here to purchase a pass.

Pass-holders will also have access to an exclusive Q&A between director Lynne Sachs and film critic Ela Bittencourt. 

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“Over a period of 35 years between 1984 and 2019, filmmaker Lynne Sachs shot 8 and 16mm film, videotape and digital images of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., a bon vivant and pioneering businessman from Park City, Utah. Film About a Father Who is her attempt to understand the web that connects a child to her parent and a sister to her siblings.

With a nod to the Cubist renderings of a face, Sachs’ cinematic exploration of her father offers simultaneous, sometimes contradictory, views of one seemingly unknowable man who is publicly the uninhibited center of the frame yet privately ensconced in secrets. With this meditation on fatherhood and masculinity, Sachs allows herself and her audience to see beneath the surface of the skin, beyond the projected reality. As the startling facts mount, she discovers more about her father than she had ever hoped to reveal.” -Cinema Guild


Director Lynne Sachs | 2020 | In English | 74 minutes | NR 

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