Moon Movies at the Museum

FILM SERIES

Moon Movies at the Museum

Date: May–August, 2019
Price: Free

Journey to the moon with us this summer! Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing, we invite you to enjoy a series of acclaimed moon-inspired movies for the whole family — from documentary to classics to animation— all free in our auditorium.

 

Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the auditorium doors 30 minutes before the screening start time.

 

MAY 22 AT 6 PM
WALLACE AND GROMIT: A GRAND DAY OUT
(Nick Park, 1989, 23 min, G)
When they run out of cheese, Wallace and Gromit journey to the moon which is, of course, made of cheese. 

LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE
(Georges Méliès, 1902, 14 min, G)
A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the moon in this classic short film, one of the most influential in cinema history.

 

JUNE 26 AT 6 PM
HIDDEN FIGURES
(Theodore Melfi, 2016, 127 min, PG)
The incredible untold story of three African-American mathematicians who helped win the Space Race.

 

JULY 14 AT 12 PM
FIRST MAN
(Damien Chazelle, 2018, 142 min, PG)
The riveting story behind Neil Armstrong’s mission to the moon, exploring the triumphs and the costs.

 

AUGUST 11 AT 3PM
APOLLO 11
(Todd Douglas Miller, 2019, 93 min, G)
An awe-inspiring documentary fifty years in the making, featuring never before seen 70mm NASA footage of the first lunar landing.

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