The City Dark Film Screening

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Fitger's Spirit of the North Theater (3rd floor)

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Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers streets awash in light and skies devoid of stars, he embarks on a journey to America's brightest and darkest corners, asking astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists what is lost in the glare of city lights. Blending a humorous, searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky, The City Dark provides a fascinating introduction to the science of the dark and an exploration of our relationship to the stars. Produced in association with American Documentary | POV.
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Best Score/Music - SXSW Film Festival (Music by The Fisherman Three and Ben Fries)

Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature - Environmental Film Festival at Yale

Best Professional Documentary - Real to Reel Film Festival

Best Documentary - Hardacre Film Festival

Audience Award - Kandy International Film Festival in Sri Lanka

Best in Show - Rappahannock Independent Film Festival

Official Selection - SXSW, Mountainfilm in Telluride, Geek Film Festival, Indianapolis Film Festival, Woods Hole Film Festival, Maui International Film Festival, Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival, Independent Film Festival Boston

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