Interview: Cinevue Cinema Spotlight

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Cinema Spotlight on “Your Day is My Night” by Lesley Yiping Qin, Cinevue, Asian Cinevision In How the Other Half Lives (1890), the seminal book of photojournalism, Jacob Riis documented in his pictures the living condition inside the cramped “shift-bed” houses at the Lower East Side, where immigrants shared beds to minimize lodging expenses. “The metropolis is […]


Brooklyn Heights Boarding House – Photos by Scott Rudd

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We met Scott Rudd during the MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight series in February.  We got to talking about small domestic spaces in New York City and he shared with us a photo series that he’s been working on for quite some time about a boarding house in Brooklyn Heights.  As it turns out, he also knows […]


Review: “The Nation” magazine

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“Hollywood Ending?” by Stuart Klawans, The Nation, (March 11/18 2013) “February in New York City brings the Documentary Fortnight program at the Museum of Modern Art, which this year included the world premiere of a remarkable project titled Your Day Is My Night by Lynne Sachs. In January 2011, Sachs began working with middle-aged and elderly residents of […]


Feature: “The World Journal” on University Settlement Performances

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Film Looks at New Yorkers Who Take Turns Sharing a Bed By Ai Shen Wong and Yee Shin Du in The World Journal October 24, 2012 Translated by Connie Yik Kong in Voices of New York Directed by Lynne Sachs, the film “Your Day is My Night,” presents the harsh lives of Chinese immigrants who […]


Feature: The Lo-Down Magazine

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Your Day is My Night: An Inside Look at New York’s “Shift-Bed” Residents by Giacinta Frisillo, The Lo Down, News from the Lower East Side, October 9th 2012 They are living right here on the Lower East Side but most of us are oblivious to the existence, let alone the daily travails, of New York’s […]