From 2015 to 2017, Lynne Sachs visited with Carolee Schneemann, Barbara Hammer and Gunvor Nelson, three multi-faceted artists who have embraced the moving image throughout their lives. From Carolee's 18th Century house in the woods of Upstate New York to Barbara's West Village studio to Gunvor's childhood village in Sweden, Lynne tries to find the spark behind each woman's penchant for film making.
BIO: Lynne Sachs makes films, installations, performances and web projects. Between 1994 and 2006, she produced essay films in Vietnam, Bosnia, Israel, Italy, and Germany. Her recent hybrid work combines non-fiction, experimental and fiction modes. Her twenty-five films have screened at the New York Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Images Festival, MoMA, the Whitney, Walker Art Center, and Wexner Center for the Arts, with retrospectives at the Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema, Festival International Nuevo Cine in Havana, and the China Women's Film Festival. A 2014 Guggenheim Fellow, she currently teaches in the Art Department at Princeton University.
Cast/Featuring: Carolee Schneemann, Barbara Hammer, Gunvor Nelson
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