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LYNNE SACHS-MARK STREET, At Home in the Darkness / USA / English text and dialogue / Dur: 4.14”
Text and dialogue:
00:00:07 Intertitle: We’ve always encouraged our daughters to walk on well-lit streets for safety.
00:00:14 Intertitle: But we also want them to embrace the dark.
00:00:22 Intertitle: Dad visits his museum of nocturnal artifacts.
00:00:26 Intertitle:The girls have better things to do.
00:00:31 Audio dialogue: All right Mr. Street. Now, I would like to ask you, what do you think you are going to do with this little movie?
00:02:06 Intertitle: Mom wants to go moon watching.
00:02:12 Intertitle: So the girls come along.
00:02:13 Audio dialogue:
what´s your idea of darkness or why did you choose this idea of darkness? – Can you tell her how to look too?
– Oh I see it!
– See the sort of cloudy area.
– See it right in the middle, but don’t look right in the middle. Look around.
– Oh yeah.
– They separate from the cloud.
00:02:51 Audio dialogue: Can we look? Girls do you want to see it? Maya! I will pick her up. See two stars? Wait.
00:03:07 Audio dialogue: Where do I look into?
THREE QUESTIONS FOR GENERAL INFORMATION, JUST ANSWER WITH A PAIR OF LINES PLEASE
- Where did you film your darkness?
New York City at the Fulton Fish Market; our backyard in Brooklyn; on the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn; Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn; Manhattan; and, Freshkills Park in Staten Island
- How was the shooting or let me know some details about it?
Mark Street carried a camera almost every day for a year, and this footage comes from that period. Part of it is shot through a corrugated filter purchased at an office supply store. Lynne spent a year trying to see and photograph the stars in the heart of New York City.
- What´s your idea of darkness or why did you choose this idea of darkness?
Mark: “I worked the night shift in a restaurant 30 years ago and it changed my life. Children are afraid of the dark, famously. Maybe learning to embrace the nightly shroud is all they need to know; to appreciate the mystery and subtlety of the sublime and primal.”
Lynne: “We take our daughters to places in the city that are dark enough to see a planet or a very bright star. We want them to appreciate the other worlds beyond our own. We hope they will always find their way when they feel apprehensive in the dark.”