The City Dark

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Nature Documentary hosted by Ian Cheney, published by PBS broadcasted as part of PBS POV series in 2012 - English narration

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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. Winner, Best Score/Music Award, 2011 SXSW Film Festival. Produced in association with American

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- 480p -

  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L3.1
  • Video Bitrate: CRF 23
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Video Resolution: 848x480
  • Audio Codec: AAC-LC (Nero)
  • Audio Bitrate: 128 Kbps ABR 48KHz
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 56mn 39s
  • Framerate: 29.947 fps (Variable Frame Rate)
  • Number of Parts: 1
  • Part Size: 370 MiB
  • Container: MP4
  • Aired: 2012, July 5
  • Source: HDTV
  • Capper: KarMa

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  • Video Codec: x264
  • Video Bitrate: 2884 kbps
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1.778:1 (16:9)
  • Video Resolution: 1280x720
  • Framerate: 23.976 fps
  • Audio Codec: AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 188 kbps 48/24 KHz
  • Audio Channels: 6
  • Audio Language: English
  • Run-Time: 00:56:40
  • Size: 1.23 GB
  • Subtitles language: English
  • Subtitles type: merged
  • Source: 1080i ATSC OTA
  • Encoded by: joeyjoejoe

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