Your Day is My Night wins prize at Workers Unite! Film Festival

The Workers Unite! Film Festival opened with Your Day is My Night at Cinema Village on May 10 and a week later we closed the fest at the Brecht Forum. We were excited to screen the film amongst all of the movies on workers’ rights and unions. Festival director Andrew Tilson noted that he had […]

Screening at Kingsborough Community College

Our show at Kingsborough Community College on May 6th was amazing. Students from all over the world go to that school and it is a beautiful, large, beachside campus. We all met in Chinatown and took the Q train almost to the end. It’s mostly above ground so you don’t feel too cooped up. I […]

Article: Toronto Ming Pao Daily

網上熱播:你的白天是我的黑夜 現正舉行中的多倫多影像媒體藝術節(Image Festival)將會有一部關於中國移民的故事。《YOUR DAY IS MY NIGHT》是一齣紀錄片,描述中國移民住在紐約唐人街的生活故事,針對個人和集體的經驗。導演Lynne Sachs簡單利用一張床化身成舞台,而故事焦點放重於工人階級,需要共享床位,互用的空間,把移民生活的最基本的障礙,透過戲中表演出來。首影將會在今天(4月19日)下午6:30於Art Gallery of Ontario上映。詳情可查詢:

The 26th Images Festival – Toronto

We visited our friends to the north this April and screened Your Day is My Night at the 26th Images Festival in Toronto.  Images has been a terrific showcase for the expansion of cinematic form since 1988 and in our humble opinion, one of the coolest festivals around.  Offering 10+ days of screenings and installations, […]

Article: Your Day is My Night in the Toronto Star

Images Festival gets up close and personal this year by Peter Goddard, Visual Arts, Toronto Star – April, 10 2013 The public pulse is measured every way: from political polling to pondering why dance videos go viral. But at the avant-garde video extravaganza, Images Festival, it’s possible to reflect on how inward looking we’ve become […]

CNN Report on Chinatown Tenement Eviction

We’ve been following the story of the resilient former residents of 81 Bowery every since we found out about their eviction by the city from one of the most established and thriving group housing units in New York City. Our friend Annie Ling has been photographing the residents of this tenement for the past two […]

Ousted by the City, Tenants Seek a Home – Photos by Annie Ling

Photographer Annie Ling returns to the 81 Bowery Street community she photographed so beautifully two years ago to document their unexpected eviction.  The scope of these portraits gives viewers the chance to both witness and contemplate the fragility of immigrant life in New York City. Photos appeared in the New York Times March 16, 2013.

The 51st Ann Arbor Film Festival

Lynne Sachs (Director), Amanda Katz (Sound Recordist) and Sean Hanley (Cinematographer/Editor) attended the 51st Ann Arbor Film Festival to screen Your Day is My Night on March 23rd. We were honored to screen at “the temple” of independent and experimental filmmaking in the United States. There’s so much to see during the week of the […]