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The City Dark | POV | Preview | PBS

Find out more at http://www.pbs.org/pov/citydark "The City Dark" will air July 5, 2012 on PBS. Check local listings. A documentary film by Ian CheneyIs 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 | PBShttp://youtu.be/z6GEMHHx0QIPOV - The Chances of the World Changing . Trailer | PBShttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zT87et_n_J4Check out the 2012 season trailers at http://www.youtube.com/povdocs and http://www.pbs.org/pov
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