Ep 691: Ed Lachman • Lynne Sachs

Ed Lachman has collaborated with the director Todd Haynes numerous times; the documentary “The Velvet Underground” is their latest and it premieres on Apple TV+ today and is currently screening at NYC’s Film Forum. Lynne Sachs’ films —including today’s streaming premiere of “Film About a Father Who” are celebrated on the Criterion Channel.

Ed Lachman has collaborated with the director Todd Haynes numerous times; the documentary “The Velvet Underground” is their latest and it premieres on Apple TV+ today and is currently screening at NYC’s Film Forum. Lynne Sachs’ films —including today’s streaming premiere of “Film About a Father Who” are celebrated on the Criterion Channel.

06:27Jump to Ed Lachman segment 33:45Jump to Lynne Sachs segment

Legendary cinematographer Ed Lachman (“Ken Park”, “Far From Heaven”) returns to discuss his work with frequent collaborator Todd Haynes on the documentary “The Velvet Underground“. The documentary explores the multiple threads that converged to bring together one of the most influential bands in rock and roll. Those participating in the film include John Cale, Maureen Tucker, Jonathan Richman and Mary Woronov. It is currently enjoying a theatrical run at NYC’s Film Forum and premieres today on the Apple TV+ streaming service.

Lynne Sachs returns to the show for her 4th visit. This time we are discussing the Criterion Channel‘s celebration of her work which includes their streaming premiere of her most recent feature work of non fiction filmmaking, “Film About A Father Who“. Over a period of thirty-five years between 1984 and 2019, Lynne Sachs shot 8 and 16 mm film, videotape, and digital images of her father, Ira Sachs Sr., a bon vivant and pioneering businessman from Park City, Utah in her attempt to understand the web that connects a child to her parent and a sister to her siblings. Additionally, they are streaming 7 of her short films.

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