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The city dark

Author: Ian CheneyBen FriesTaylor GentryFrederick ShanahanA Roger EkirchAll authors
Publisher: Olney, PA : Bullfrog Films, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The City Dark chronicles the disappearance of darkness. The film follows filmmaker (and amateur astronomer) Ian Cheney who moves to New York City from Maine and discovers an urban sky almost completely devoid of stars. He poses a deceptively simple question, 'What do we lose, when we lose the night?"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Cheney; Ben Fries; Taylor Gentry; Frederick Shanahan; A Roger Ekirch; Neil deGrasse Tyson; Ann Druyan; M R Van Baalen; Jack Newton; Chris Impey; J R Kuhn; James D Armstrong; N Kaiser; David E Willard; Steven W Lockley; David E Blask; Jon Shane; Jane Brox; Howard M Brandston; William Sharpe; Hervé Descottes; Fishermen Three.; Bullfrog Films.; Rooftop Films.; Edgeworx Studios.; Wicked Delicate Films.
ISBN: 1937772071 9781937772079
OCLC Number: 781311016
Language Note: Closed-captioned with optional English subtitles.
Credits: Music by The Fishermen Three, Ben Fries ; cinematography by Ian Cheney, Taylor Gentry ; edited by Ian Cheney, Frederick Shanahan ; astrophotography by Ian Cheney.
Performer(s): Irving Robbins, Roger Ekirch, Larry Birnbaum, Sam Storch, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Matty Holzhacker, Ann Druyan, Mark Van Baalen, Jim Alexander, Camilla Alexander, Jack Newton, Chris Impey, Jeff Kuhn, JD Armstrong, John Tonry, Nick Kaiser, Kirt Rusenko, Annette Prince, Jen Nevis, Susan Elbin, David Willard, Chad Moore, Steven Lockley, Richard Stevens, George Brainard, David Blask, Suzanne Goldklang, Jon Shane, Jane Brox, Howard Brandston, William Sharpe, Hervé Descottes, Don Pettit, Peter Lord, Stephanie Clement, Anne Krieg.
Awards: Winner, Jury Prize, Best Score/Music, SXSW Film Festival; Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Best Feature, Environmental Film Festival at Yale.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 83 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC format.
Contents: Original version (83 min.) --
Classroom version (58 min.).
Other Titles: Search for night on a planet that never sleeps
Responsibility: Bullfrog Films presents ; Rooftop Films + Edgeworx Studios present ; a Wicked Delicate production ; a film by Ian Cheney ; written, produced + directed by Ian Cheney.
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"The City Dark chronicles the disappearance of darkness. The film follows filmmaker (and amateur astronomer) Ian Cheney who moves to New York City from Maine and discovers an urban sky almost completely devoid of stars. He poses a deceptively simple question, 'What do we lose, when we lose the night?"--Container.

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