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The City Dark | POV | Preview | PBS

Duration: 02:39
Program: P.O.V.
Broadcast Date: Jun. 30, 2012

Find out more at www.pbs.org "The City Dark" will air July 5, 2012 on PBS. Check local listings. A documentary film by Ian Cheney 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. Related Video: Nostalgia for the Light - Documentary Trailer - POV 2012 | PBS youtu.be POV - The Chances of the World Changing . Trailer | PBS www.youtube.com Check out the 2012 season trailers at www.youtube.com and www.pbs.org

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Post Date: June 30, 2012