Acquainted with the Night: Excursions Through the World After Dark


Acquainted With the Night is a documentary journey through the world after dark, from sunset to sunrise, illuminating nighttime phenomena, customs and rituals around the globe. The film is a tapestry of international character-driven stories that celebrate and explore how much we need the night – revealing the dark truths, beauty and dangerous consequences of a world that never sleeps.

Written and Directed by Michael McNamara. Produced by Judy Holm & Michael McNamara.

Awards: 2011 Gemini Award – Best Direction in a Documentary Program, 2011 Gemini Nominee – Best Science, Technology, Nature, Environment or Adventure Documentary Program

Genre: Documentary, Human Interest
Broadcast Date: September 19, 2010 on Documentary Channel
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