Article: BBC Listing in the World Journal

Your Day is My Night‘s listing as one of the Eight Films to Watch in 2014 by the BBC Culture Desk got a mention in the World Journal.  Here’s a rough Google translation and then the original article below. The ever so humble Mr. Huang nails it with his quote about we just shot him […]


Essay: SFMOMA Open Space Blog

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SFMOMA’s “Open Space” site published Anne Lesley Selcer’s multi-layered, poetic essay on my film Your Day is My Night today. Selcer’s erudite rumination includes references to Gaston Bachelard and Henri Levebvre as well as egregious anti-tenant laws like San Francisco’s “Ellis Act” which says that landlords have the unconditional right to evict tenants to “go […]


Video: SinoVision Covers “WE LANDED/I WAS BORN/PASSING BY”

SinoVision’s ardent young reporters deliver again with a nice piece about our upcoming series at Anthology Film Archives. The series runs January 24-26th and features past and present work that examines Chinatown from the lens of both insiders and outsiders. Click the image to watch the video on sinovision.net!


We Landed/I Was Born/Passing By in The Wall Street Journal

“We Landed/I Was Born/Passing By: New York’s Chinatown On Screen” gets a shout out from the Wall Street Journal in a listing of the upcoming weekend’s events! From Fosse to a History of Funk Movies for Music Lovers in this Week’s Repertory Film Wall Street Journal Online By Steve Dollar – January 22, 2014 It was the […]


Review: Meniscus Magazine

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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. […]


‘Your Day is My Night’ Plays Los Angeles

Your Day is My Night opened CalArts’ 2014 screening series at the REDCAT Theater on January 20th. Lynne and I flew out from NYC to present the film and we couldn’t have been happier with the quality projection and lively discussion around the film. While Lynne headed north to visit CalArts, I took a few […]


Sight & Sound: Best Films of 2013

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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 […]


“The Line Blurs:” Morals of Filmmaking

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Lynne recently participated in a panel discussion on approaches to narrative-documentary hybridity at the fabulous DCTV. Filmmaker Magazine has this recap from the event: “The Line Blurs:” Morals of Filmmaking by Sara Salovaara, December 12, 2013 “Anything that happens in front of the camera is some kind of performance,” said experimental filmmaker Lynne Sachs at […]