Ira Sachs Quotes

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Ira Sachs quotes: Secrets make for good drama, and revealing the hidden truths and contradictions of life is, for me, one of the most exciting aspects of making movies. Secrets make for good drama, and revealing the hidden truths and contradictions of life is, for me, one of the most exciting aspects of making movies.
Ira Sachs quotes: Everyone wants to belong, and everyone needs to belong in order to make a career on some level. Everyone wants to belong, and everyone needs to belong in order to make a career on some level.
Ira Sachs quotes: I've been close to two or three couples, gay and straight, who have been together for 45 years. I've been close to two or three couples, gay and straight, who have been together for 45 years.
Ira Sachs quotes: Intimacy is something to be cherished, and intimacy is not something to be afraid of. Intimacy is something to be cherished, and intimacy is not something to be afraid of.
Ira Sachs quotes: All of my films have been autobiographical - it's all I've got to go on. All of my films have been autobiographical - it's all I've got to go on.
Ira Sachs quotes: All history is defined by shifting modes of reality and time and how things change. That's what I love about cinema. It changes in the moment. All history is defined by shifting modes of reality and time and how things change. That's what I love about cinema. It changes in the moment.
Ira Sachs quotes: I've always been interested in how the individual comes to know and accept him or herself, which I think has been hard for me. I've always been interested in how the individual comes to know and accept him or herself, which I think has been hard for me.
Ira Sachs quotes: I got into filmmaking in order to tell very personal stories, and in this day and age, the opportunity seems all the more precious. I got into filmmaking in order to tell very personal stories, and in this day and age, the opportunity seems all the more precious.
Ira Sachs quotes: As I've gotten less righteous, less pedagogic, I have become more loving of the artificiality, the art form, the imitation of life in film. As I've gotten less righteous, less pedagogic, I have become more loving of the artificiality, the art form, the imitation of life in film.
Ira Sachs quotes: Being an artist is in part an act of rupture. Being an artist is in part an act of rupture.
Ira Sachs quotes: I grew up thinking there was something called 'independent film,' which I wouldn't necessarily have had access to if there wasn't Sundance. I grew up thinking there was something called 'independent film,' which I wouldn't necessarily have had access to if there wasn't Sundance.
Ira Sachs quotes: I've been hiding crucial events in my life since I was 13. I've been hiding crucial events in my life since I was 13.
Ira Sachs quotes: You can only begin to share life well when you think well of yourself. You can only begin to share life well when you think well of yourself.
Ira Sachs quotes: Every film is hard to fund. Every film is hard to fund.
Ira Sachs quotes: There's a lot of things lost in the Digital Age. There's a lot of things lost in the Digital Age.
Ira Sachs quotes: It's easy to make a film, but it's hard to make a career of being a filmmaker. It's easy to make a film, but it's hard to make a career of being a filmmaker.
Ira Sachs quotes: Everything encourages you not to tell stories of gay lives. There is no economy yet for that kind of cinema. Everything encourages you not to tell stories of gay lives. There is no economy yet for that kind of cinema.
Ira Sachs quotes: For gay people, we learned about our lives in secrecy and a lot of fear. For gay people, we learned about our lives in secrecy and a lot of fear.
Ira Sachs quotes: Without community events like NewFest, I don't think we'd have a queer cinema in America. Without community events like NewFest, I don't think we'd have a queer cinema in America.
Ira Sachs quotes: I could not - and I still cannot - see a sustainable career as a filmmaker in which I focus fully on our gay stories. I could not - and I still cannot - see a sustainable career as a filmmaker in which I focus fully on our gay stories.
Ira Sachs quotes: I realize I have strength as an artist and professional by embracing my difference instead of what makes me the same. I realize I have strength as an artist and professional by embracing my difference instead of what makes me the same.
Ira Sachs quotes: I think there's a fear of difference in American cinema. I think there's a fear of difference in American cinema.
Ira Sachs quotes: My films might have been queer - because I was - but they were not gay. My films might have been queer - because I was - but they were not gay.
Ira Sachs quotes: As a filmmaker, you realize that places have character based on their history as much as a face does or an actor does. As a filmmaker, you realize that places have character based on their history as much as a face does or an actor does.
Ira Sachs quotes: Why do people stay in relationships that are tough from almost the very beginning? Why do people stay in relationships that are tough from almost the very beginning?
Ira Sachs quotes: As a gay person, my life has been marginalized. As a gay person, my life has been marginalized.
Ira Sachs quotes: A lot of what I think I do as a director is try to give everything over to the actor. So I disappear. A lot of what I think I do as a director is try to give everything over to the actor. So I disappear.
Ira Sachs quotes: What's interesting to me is the distinction between my old life and my present life. What's interesting to me is the distinction between my old life and my present life.
Ira Sachs quotes: Fighting bitterness can be a full-time job. Fighting bitterness can be a full-time job.
Ira Sachs quotes: I have been very influenced by the director Maurice Pialat, who I continue to be in conversation and conflict with and get inspiration from. I have been very influenced by the director Maurice Pialat, who I continue to be in conversation and conflict with and get inspiration from.
Ira Sachs quotes: You can be aware of the passing of time without being nostalgic. You can be aware of the passing of time without being nostalgic.