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Ira Sachs

Ira Sachs
Born (1965-11-21) November 21, 1965
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Nationality American
Occupation Filmmaker
Known for The Delta, Forty Shades of Blue, Married Life, Keep the Lights On
Spouse(s) Boris Torres (m. 2012)
Children 2

Ira Sachs (born November 21, 1965) is an American filmmaker. His first film was the acclaimed short Lady (1993).


Sachs was born in Memphis, Tennessee. His films include The Delta (1997), Forty Shades of Blue (2005), Married Life (2007), and Keep the Lights On (2012).[1] His newest film, Love Is Strange, premiered at Sundance in 2014.[2] He is currently working on a new film titled Thank You For Being Honest. In this project, Sachs will be working with Greg Kinnear, Alfred Molina, Jason Sudeikis and Paulina García.[3]

Sachs is Jewish and openly gay.[4][5] He described Keep the Lights On to be semi-autographical.[6] In January 2012, Sachs married artist Boris Torres in New York city, a few days before their twins, Viva and Felix, were born.[7][8]


  1. ^ Ira Sachs. Filmmakers Profile. Sundance Channel L.L.C.
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