The Small Ones

Cinema Parrallels 2021 Edition

Friday, 21.20h

Lynne Sachs / Sjedinjene Američke Države (2006) / 3 min.

During World War II, the United States Army hired Sandor Lenard, to reconstruct the bones, small and large, of dead American soldiers. This short anti-war cine-poem is composed of highly abstracted battle imagery and children at a birthday party.


Lynne Sachs, (born 1961) is an American experimental filmmaker and poet living in Brooklyn, New York. Her moving image work ranges from documentaries, to essay films, to experimental shorts, to hybrid live performances. Working from a feminist perspective, Lynne weaves together social criticism with personal subjectivity. Her films embrace a radical use of archives, performance and intricate sound work.

Awards and festivals:

Tribeca Film Festival 2007

  • Director

    Lynne Sachs