Tom Brook of the BBC recently named Your Day is My Night as one of eight films to check out in 2014 writing, “Director Lynne Sachs’ Your Day is My Night shines a light on a little documented sub-culture in New York’s Chinatown, chronicling immigrants who live communally in buildings where there’s a shift-bed system. […]
‘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 […]
Sachs calls the film a “hybrid documentary,” with real-life stories told by middle-aged and elderly, Chinese immigrants presented in a honed, often theatrical, style rather than as verité oral histories.
“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 […]