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Sat, March 23, 11:00am

“Your Day Is My Night”

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)

A provocative hybrid documentary by Lynne Sachs, set in New York City’s Chinatown where immigrant residents share their stories of personal and political upheaval.

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Community Partner: Center for Chinese Studies, UM Confucius Institute


Films Showing:

Despedida (Farewell)

(Alexandra Cuesta, 2013) 10 min

Shot in Boyle Heights in East Los Angeles, this neighborhood historically formed by cultural transition resonates with the poetry of local resident Mapkaulu Roger Nduku. Verses about endings, looking and...

Your Day is My Night

(Lynne Sachs, 2013) 64 min

This provocative hybrid documentary begins with the stories of a Chinatown "shift-bed" apartment, as told through dreams, movement and song. The bed transforms into a stage, revealing the collective history...