Lynne Sachs (b. 1961)
The Small Ones (2006)
Directed by Lynne Sachs
3 min. 16mm and video 2006

During World War II, the United States Army hired Lynne Sachs’ cousin, 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.

Black Maria Film Festival Director’s Choice Award; Ann Arbor Film Festival; Tribeca Film Festival.

“Profound. The soundtrack is amazing. The image at the end of the girl with the avocado seed so hopeful. Good work.” Barbara Hammer