Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night

, Start Time: 19:30

Japan

12min

Documentary

English 

 

Director: Directed by: Emily V. Driscoll

Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night (12 min) explores the importance of darkness, and erosion of it, through the study and preservation of firefly habitats in Japan and the United States. Fireflies disappear as artificial night lights disrupt their 'languages of light'. Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night features artists and scientists on different continents working to understand firefly flash patterns and how to live among wildlife in urban settings. The film features (in order of appearance in the film): Rei Ohara, Dr. Nobuyoshi Ohba, Dr. Marc Branham, Dr. James Lloyd, Dr. James Karl Fischer, AIA, RIBA

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Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night

19:30 Tarbert Community Centre Tarbert, Isle of Harris HS3 3DG

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