Ira Sachs

"What is this mess!" says the teacher returning to a noisy, chaotic classroom. The only quiet kid is Jake Jardine... working
The "Love Is Strange" director chats about his lovely new film.
Ira Sachs' lovely new film about a teen friendship opens Aug. 5.
Of the five-and-a-half films I took in (I sampled Lovesong for a half-hour while killing time between two other movies and was not sorry to walk out early), the three best ones all dealt with issues of family in emotionally complex, compelling and sometimes funny ways.
Vito Russo, the legendary gay and AIDS activist whose achievements have already earned him a biography and several film documentaries, is best known as the author of The Celluloid Closet and as a co-founder of GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)
The annual celebration of indie films kicking off the vibrant awards season every year gets more glamorous, honoring the outstanding and risk-taking films that are going to make it to Oscars.
As a director, Sachs evokes the masterly Robert Altman, as in an extraordinary sequence that takes us from George and Ben's quietly majestic wedding back to the Manhattan apartment that they share, and where their loved ones gather to marvel at the strength of their bond.
"I am in a different stage right now. Love is Strange reflects that. My characters are comfortable with themselves. The film is a portrait of where I am now."
Love is Strange is a real actors' piece featuring veterans John Lithgow, Alfred Molina and Marisa Tomei, and directed by indie film staple Ira Sachs.
Tank Burt is no stranger to the intimacy of the unsaid. As a director she's been honing her craft with shorts like Skateboard, Skateboard, a coming-of-age story told virtually without dialogue, and now she's made her feature debut as an actress.
Love feels almost witnessed rather than created, immersing us in one particular story by reflecting how we all interact daily, the casual intimacies and the deep, frustrations large and small -- among lovers, family and adopted family.
Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD #AOLBUILD presents Love is Strange where director Ira Sachs and actor John Lithgow will discuss the
Screening at the Tribeca Film Festival next week, Love is Strange is an adult love story by veteran indie filmmaker Ira Sachs.
The Day for Night series traveled to Sundance to talk to some of the filmmakers and cast with films playing at the festival this year. Today's installment includes the teams behind Love is Strange, Land Ho! and Fishing Without Nets.
Are you and Alfred similar to your characters in the film? We both felt our reference point was our marriage, but that was