Underground Film Journal

Lynne Sachs

Lynne Sachs is an American experimental documentary filmmaker whose "essay films" typically focus on the subject of war. In addition to making films, she also produces installations and web projects. Plus, she also performs in the mixed-media performance group The XY Chromosome Project with her partner Mark Street and has served as an editor of the Millennium Film Journal.

Learn more about this filmmaker at her official website.


The Task of the Translator (2010)
Wind in Our Hair (2010)
The Last Happy Day (2009)
Georgic for a Forgotten Planet (2009)
The Small Ones (2007)
States of UnBelonging (2006)
Atalanta: 32 Years Later (2006)
Noa, Noa (2006) (with Noa Street-Sachs)
Tornado (2002)
Photograph of Wind (2001)
Investigation of a Flame: A Portrait of the Catonsville Nine (2001)
Window Work (2000)
A Biography of Lilith (1997)
Which Way Is East: Notebooks from Vietnam (1994) (with Dana Sachs)
The House of Science: a museum of false facts (1991)
Sermons and Sacred Pictures: the life and work of Reverend L.O. Taylor (1989)
Following the Object to Its Logical Beginning (1987)
Drawn and Quartered (1987)
Still Life With Woman and Four Objects (1986)