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December 6, 2011 – December 7, 2011 all-day
SF Film Society | New People Cinema
1746 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94115
San Francisco Film Society

THE CITY DARKThe City Dark is the latest film from Ian Cheney (King Corn, Truck Farm) and will screen on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the 2nd SF Green Film Festival with the director in attendance. Can’t wait until March? Get a sneak peek of this wonderful film at the San Francisco Film Society Cinema on Tuesday, December 6.

For most urban dwellers, a starry night is often impeded by the bright lights of the big city. Yet throughout history, the stars have inspired some of our greatest poets, philosophers and painters. In The City Dark, filmmaker Ian Cheney seeks to discover what we lose when we lose the night. The myriad implications of a planet glittering with artificial lights are explored, from increased health risks to a generation of kids deprived of the wonders of the universe. Featuring stunning astrophotography and a cast of eclectic scientists, historians and lighting designers, The City Dark is a cautionary tale of light pollution and the disappearance of the night sky. For tickets visit sffs.org

The City Dark
Dir. Ian Cheney, USA 2011, 84 min.

Tuesday, December 6
Showtimes: 3:00, 5:00, 7:00, 9:00
SF Film Society | New People Cinema
1746 Post Street (Webster/Buchanan)
Tickets: SFFS Members $9; seniors/students/disabled $10; general $11.