Apollo 11

By The Miniplex (other events)

6 Dates Through Apr 28, 2019

"Not just good but magnificent." - Washington Post - "The best thriller of 2019... unlike any documentary you’ve ever seen." - Quartz - "Watching 'Apollo 11' on the biggest screen available is a singular and unforgettable experience." - NPR - "An invigorating and inspiring viewing experience. Now we have a documentary worthy of its subject." - San Francisco Chronicle - "About a country that needed a figurative lift, and got it with a literal one." - New York Post

This widely acclaimed NYT Critics' Pick from Emmy-winning director Todd Douglas Miller ('DINOSAUR 13') comes just in time for the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Crafted from a newly discovered, never screened trove of 70mm footage (think the grand scale of 'LAWRENCE OF ARABIA' and IMAX films), this NEW documentary takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission. Immersed in the perspectives of the astronauts, the team in Mission Control, and the millions of spectators on the ground, we vividly experience those momentous days and hours in 1969 when humankind took a giant leap into the future. Not with dusty voice-over narration, historians, and present-day interviews, but with crystal clear footage and sound taken from multiple cameras, unfolding the nail-biting story for us as it happened - a fully immersive experience.

"Very few things really inspire a sense of slack-jawed wonder — even fewer that are 50 years old. Reminds you what it feels to be truly awestruck... Also a reminder we could all use about how much we’re capable of as a species. That seems like something worth remembering right now." - Entertainment Weekly

"A transcendent documentary, a reconstruction of not just a mission but an entire moment in history, rendered so immediate that it’s as though it just took place yesterday... A daunting reminder of not only what an incredible thing the early scientists of the space race were able to create, but just how much was waiting to go wrong at any given second." - Consequence of Sound

"Generations raised on special effects space odysseys will marvel at the tactile, intestines-ratting blast of engines, bolt-separation explosions and the like, stuff that real people with 'the Right Stuff' actually did with little more than a legion of women and men with slide rules as their mathematical guides." - Movie Nation


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