dark days

„Dark Days is a documentary made by Marc Singer, a British filmmaker. The film dark daysfollows a group of people living in an abandoned section of the New York City underground railway system. (..) Singer had befriended a good number of New York’s homeless and later, after hearing of people living underground in abandoned tunnel systems, he met and became close to a set of folks living in The Freedom Tunnel community stretching north from Penn Station past Harlem. After living with them for a number of months, he decided to create a documentary in order to help them financially. The film’s crew consisted of the subjects themselves, who rigged up makeshift lighting and steadicam dollies, and learned to use a 16mm camera with black & white Kodak film. Singer himself had never been a filmmaker before, and saw the production of Dark Days as a means of gaining better accommodation for the residents of the tunnel. The post-production process took years, as financial difficulties created delays, as did Singer’s insistence of creative control to protect the tunnel residents.(..)“ via wiki.

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  1. Gravatar Icon 1 k-toffel 26. Mai 2007 um 13:02 Uhr

    über diesen tommy habe ich schon einmal eine doku gesehen, ich glaub bei spiegel tv oder so…muss bestimmt eine art abenteuer sein da unten zu leben…

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