LOVE IS STRANGE
AARP Movies for Grownups Awards - Best Grownup Love Story
San Sebastian IFF
Film Independent Spirit Awards
United States of America
Ira Sachs' most recent film, KEEP THE LIGHTS ON, was nominated for four Independent Spirit Awards (2012), including Best Feature and Best Director. At the time it was called "a front runner for best American Film of the year" (Village Voice), as well as "exquisitely, even thrillingly authentic" (A.O. Scott, New York Times).
It premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was awarded the Teddy Award at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival. Sachs' previous work includes MARRIED LIFE which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and the New York Film Festival 2007), THE DELTA (premiered Toronto 1995 and Sundance 1996), and the 2005 Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning FORTY SHADES OF BLUE. He is the recipient of a 2013 Guggenheim fellowship for the development of LOVE IS STRANGE.
Jay Van Hoy
Jayne Baron Sherman