by Lynne Sachs
16mm, b&w and color, 4 min. 2001
My daughter's name is Maya. I've been told that the word maya means illusion in Hindu philosophy. As I watch her growing up, spinning like a top around me, I realize that her childhood is not something I can grasp but rather - like the wind - something I feel tenderly brushing across my cheek.
"Sachs suspends in time a single moment of her daughter." Fred Camper, Chicago Reader
San Francisco Film Festival, Onion City Film Festival
Canyon Cinema: 2323 3rd St. #338, San Francisco, CA 94107 (415)626-2255