Thoughts from a UCSC film student

7.2 Earthquake Hits Baja Area Of California and Mexico

I’m grateful I had the opportunity to see Lynne Sachs’s Your Day Is My Night and hear her speak about it afterward. Her hybrid documentary had me constantly thinking back on my observations and experiences as a young kid spending my summers in the border town of Calexico, Ca. My grandpa owned a ranch one […]


Article: la ficción del documento

Eighty-Grados

Co-writer (and on set photographer!) Rojo Robles wrote a nice piece about the making of the film for the website 80grados.net. 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 […]


Q&A Session: NYU Screening

The Asian / Pacific / American Institute at New York University recently hosted a screening of Your Day is My Night on October 2nd with Lynne and the whole cast present.  They posted the full conversation on Youtube which is embedded below. A very special thanks to Lesley Yiping Qin for the terrific translation during […]


Review: San Diego Asian Film Festival

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

Georgia Straight

‘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 […]


Mascando Brooklyn by Veraalba Santa & Rojo Robles

Mascando Brooklyn

The talented Veraalba Santa, who plays the character Lourdes in Your Day is My Night, and Rojo Robles, the film’s co-writer, recently conceived this brilliant dance film shot around Brooklyn. We loved it and couldn’t help but share it! Veraalba is a fearless performer and Rojo’s soundscape is equally captivating! Enjoy!


Indiewire: Fact or Fiction?

indiewire

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

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, […]