SF MoMA “Open Space” Essay on Your Day is My Night by Lynne Sachs

YOUR DAY IS MY NIGHT by Lynne Sachs an essay by Anne Lesley Selcer (viewed in the Alternative Visions Series curated by Kathy Geritz at the Pacific Film Archive/ University Art Museum, November 20, 2013 “…dawn, always new, often superb, inaugurates the return of the everyday.”-Henri Levebvre “the house protects the dreamer”  -Gaston […]

Canyon Cinema Confessions spotlights Lynne Sachs

        Canyon filmmaker Lynne Sachs. Sight & Sound has ranked her experimental documentary Your Day is My Night among the best films of the year, and the BBC has already declared it to be one of eight films to watch in 2014. Now is a great time to return to the Canyon […]

BBC selects 8 Films to Watch in 2014

Eight films to watch in 2014
Published online on January 3rd, 2014 BBC Culture
By Tom Brook

“Director Lynne Sachs’ Your Day is My Night shines a light on a little documented sub-culture in New York’s Chinatown, chronicling immigrants who live communally in buildings where there’s a shift-bed system. One person returns from a stint of overnight work to sleep in a bed just vacated by another person off to their day job. The form of this documentary is as compelling as its content. It is a beautiful collage of different media and music intricately edited together with the often emotional testimony of the immigrants.”

“The Line Blurs:” Morals of Filmmaking

“Anything that happens in front of the camera is some kind of performance,” said experimental filmmaker Lynne Sachs at the top of Tuesday’s “The Line Blurs: Shifting Narratives in Filmmaking” panel. Sachs, along with Caveh Zahedi, Josephine Decker, Keith Miller and moderator Nathan Silver, spent an hour debating the division between narrative and documentary forms at DCTV.

La ficción del documento by Rojo Robles

The appointment was for 8:00 pm and Gallisá Sofia studio in Fort Green , Brooklyn began to fill with Puerto Rican friends . We were about ten . We had been invited by filmmaker and teacher, Lynne Sachs. Lynne wanted to know our bedtime stories , record them and study them. Sofia, her collaborator , trust our narrative power and strangeness , hence the invitation.

Interview with Lynne Sachs in The Brooklyn Rail

When the experimental filmmaker Lynne Sachs taught avant-garde filmmaking at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1992, few if any in our class had ever heard of the essayist Chris Marker, with whom she later collaborated on Three Cheers for the Whale, or Trinh T. Minh-ha, whose approach to filmmaking strongly influenced her own.

Boston’s Arts Fuse reviews Your Day is My Night

On July 15, The DocYard series, running Monday nights at the Brattle Theatre, will host writer-director Lynne Sachs and her gorgeous, intimate look inside one very crowded New York Chinatown apartment, Your Day Is My Night.