” Most simply but profoundly, I chose to live an honest life, which I think as a gay person is not a given. “


” As a gay person, my life has been marginalized. “


” Everything encourages you not to tell stories of gay lives. There is no economy yet for that kind of cinema. “


” My films might have been queer – because I was – but they were not gay. “


” I could not – and I still cannot – see a sustainable career as a filmmaker in which I focus fully on our gay stories. “


” I came to N.Y.C. in 1988 and got very involved with Act Up. I also started making movies, including two very gay shorts, ‘Vaudeville’ and ‘Lady.’ It was the height of the AIDS epidemic, and New York City was both dying and very alive at the same time. “


” For gay people, we learned about our lives in secrecy and a lot of fear. “


” I think it’s interesting: What is the generational effect of the experience of being a gay person in America? For my generation, it was very difficult. “



All 8 Ira Sachs Quotes about Gay in picture


Most simply but profoundly, I chose to live an honest life, which I think as a gay person is not a given.
As a gay person, my life has been marginalized.


Everything encourages you not to tell stories of gay lives. There is no economy yet for that kind of cinema.
My films might have been queer - because I was - but they were not gay.
I could not - and I still cannot - see a sustainable career as a filmmaker in which I focus fully on our gay stories.
I came to N.Y.C. in 1988 and got very involved with Act Up. I also started making movies, including two very gay shorts,
For gay people, we learned about our lives in secrecy and a lot of fear.
I think it
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