Ira Sachs (born November 21, 1965) is an American filmmaker. His first film was the acclaimed short Lady (1993).
Born in Memphis, Tennessee, his films have included the Sundance Film Festival selection The Delta (1997), the Sundance Film Festival Grand Prize winning Forty Shades of Blue (2005) and Married Life (2007), starring Chris Cooper and Pierce Brosnan. His most recent film, Keep the Lights On, debuted at Sundance in 2012.
Sachs is Jewish and openly gay.
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- ^ Elizabeth Thompson (2010-01-25). "Ira Sachs on Queer Art". Papermag.com. Retrieved 2013-12-05.