October 25, 2008 02:05 AM Filed in: Movies
Janice and I just watched an amazing movie called Dark Days. Made and filmed by Marc Singer, the movie won three Sundance Film Festival awards in 2000. It is a documentary about homeless people living in abandoned Amtrak subway tunnels beneath Manhattan. What makes this documentary so great is that it makes you connect at a very personal level with individuals in a community with whom we would otherwise never connect. It is not sentimental and yet it leaves your jaw on the floor with a wow!
When Singer came to New York from the UK, he was fascinated by the idea of people living in tunnels. He spent almost a year in the dark tunnels with Read More...