Untitled Film About Light Pollution And The Disappearing Dark
2010
Documentary Feature

Sunday Oct 3, 2010
Free Show

VENUE
Cellardoor Winery
Outdoors at the Cellardoor Winery at the Vineyard
Lincolnville
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville, Maine 04849
Located 6 miles from Camden off Route 52. On Route 1 North at the Camden Library turn left on Route 52 (Mountain Street). Go 5 miles. Turn right on Youngtown Road. Travel 1 mile to Cellardoor Vineyard. Entrance is on the left.

SHOW
7:00Doors Open
7:30Live Music
8:00Film Begins
9:30Filmmaker Q & A
10:00Free After Party
In case of rain, the screening will be held under a tent at the same location.

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This Show Presented in Partnership With
Camden International Film Festival
Free Show!
Special Sneak Preview Screening, Co-Presented by Rooftop Films, Sponsored by Cellardoor Winery and Megunticook Market, free and open to the public!

Untitled Film About Light Pollution And The Disappearing Dark (Maine/Brooklyn | 70 min.)

When a filmmaker and amateur astronomer moves into his apartment in New York, he climbs atop his Brooklyn rooftop to survey the night sky. But bathed in its glow of orange streetlights, the City That Never Sleeps has only a dozen stars to see. What begins as a disappointing autumn evening becomes a journey to answer a simple question: do we need the dark? From Mauna Kea to Death Valley, this feature documentary explores the world after dusk, capturing a planet increasingly shrouded in light. Astronomers, ecologists, cancer patients and Boy Scouts contribute unique perspectives on what's lost in the glare of city lights. A special work- in-progress screening featuring stunning astrophotography, lively animation and an original soundtrack by The Fishermen Three.


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