Review: Meniscus Magazine

Meniscus Magazine has published terrific coverage of “We Landed/I Was Born/Passing By: New York’s Chinatown on Screen”, a program curated by Lesley Yiping Qin, Xin Zhou, Bo Wang, and Lynne Sachs screening this weekend at Anthology Film Archives.  Here’s an excerpt from the piece about Your Day is My Night, screening Sunday the 26th at 7:30pm. […]

Sight & Sound: Best Films of 2013

Film critic Sukhdev Sandhu placed Your Day is My Night on his best films of 2013 list for Sight & Sound’s online magazine, writing: “New York’s Chinatown, a place as much spectral as real, flickers and flares into life in this singular hybrid of documentary, performance piece and cine-monologue. Seven working-class, immigrant residents of a shift-bed apartment […]

Article: la ficción del documento

Co-writer (and on set photographer!) Rojo Robles wrote a nice piece about the making of the film for the website We’re reposting it here for all to enjoy! Your Day is my Night: la ficción del documento Rojo Robles March 22, 2013 La cita era para las 8:00pm y el studio de Sofía Gallisá […]

Review: Memphis’ Bloodshot Eye Blog

Sharing a blurb from John Beifuss’ review of the third day of the Indie Memphis Film Festival published on Commercial Appeal’s The Bloodshot Eye blog. Indie Memphis Film Festival 2013, Day Three (Excerpt) By John Beifuss on November 1, 2013 Memphis-born Lynne Sachs hosts this screening of what may be the most accessible and emotionally […]

Review: San Diego Asian Film Festival

We just love this write-up by Christina Ree for the San Diego Asian Film Festival! Your Day is My Night at the San Diego Asian Film Festival “Moon… working / sun… sleep.” Shift beds, which exist in China and below-the-radar in the U.S., provide a place to sleep by the hour, largely for the working […]

Review: Georgia Straight for VIFF

‘Your Day is My Night’ was recently reviewed in Vancouver’s online arts and culture magazine, Georgia Straight, in conjunction with its shows at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Georgia Straight VIFF 2013 review: Your Day Is My Night Janet Smith, September 30th, 2013 LYNNE SACHS’S MELANCHOLY experiment reaches closer to the truth than a standard […]

Indiewire: Fact or Fiction?

Lynne recently took part in a panel discussion at IFP Film Week in NYC called “Neorealist Features & Hybrid Documentaries” along with David Wilson of the True/False Festival, and filmmakers Lotfy Nathan, Damon Russell, & Tim Sutton. Paula Bernstein of Indiewire recapped the panel in her article here: Fact or Fiction? Neorealist Features and Hybrid […]

Interview: The Brooklyn Rail

Lynne recently met with Karen Rester of the Brooklyn Rail to talk “Your Day is My Night”, the hybrid doc process, and UC Berkeley ’92. The Brooklyn Rail September 4, 2013 In Conversation: Lynne Sachs with Karen Rester When the experimental filmmaker Lynne Sachs taught avant-garde filmmaking at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1992, […]