Short Films

The Darkness of Day
The Darkness of Day
Jay Rosenblatt
United States, 2009
Betacam SP | 26min. | BW/Colour | VOSC

Jay Rosenblatt
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Jeff Greenwald, Jay Rosenblatt, Jordan Greenwald
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Erik Ian Walker
Jay Rosenblatt

Comprised entirely of found 16mm footage that had been discarded, The Darkness of Day is a meditation on suicide. The sadness, the isolation, and the desire to escape are recorded on film in various contexts.

Bio / Filmo

Jay Rosenblatt has been making films since 1980. He has had retrospectives of his work at the Denver International Film Festival, IMPAKT in the Netherlands, the Brussels Film Museum, the São Paulo International Short Film Festival and at the MoMA in New York. He has a Master's degree in counselling psychology and, in a former life, spent many years working as a therapist.




Telluride Film Festival 2009
International Documentary Festival Amsterdam 2009
Best Documentary - Tampere Film Festival 2010
Mención - Punto de Vista 2010
San Francisco International Film Festival 2010