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The City Dark

Rooftop Films + Edgeworx Studios present a Wicked Delicate production ; a film by Ian Cheney ; written, produced + directed by Ian Cheney
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"After moving to New York City from rural Maine, filmmaker Ian Cheney asks a simple question, "Do we need the stars?" Blending a humorous tone with cutting-edge science and poetic footage of the night sky, Cheney unravels the myriad implications of a globe glittering with lights--including increased breast cancer rates, disrupted ecosystems, and a generation of kids without a glimpse of the universe above. ... [This film] is the definitive story of earth's disappearing night sky." -- Container.
Director
Ian Cheney
Release Date
2012
Run Time
84 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Videodisc release of a 2012 production.
  • "A feature documentary from the co-creator of King Corn" -- Container.
Variant Title
Subtitle on disc label and container: Search for night on a planet that never sleeps
Credits
Cinematography, Ian Cheney + Taylor Gentry ; editing, Ian Cheney + Frederick Shanahan ; music, The Fishermen Three + Ben Fries.
Published
[S.l.] : Wicked Delicate Films, c2013.
Description
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
Technical Details
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