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For All Mankind (1989, NR)
July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
This film is breathtaking.
Directed by Al Reinert and with music scored by Brian Eno, “For All Mankind” provides a testament to NASA’s Apollo program of the 1960s and ’70s. Composed of actual NASA footage of the missions and astronaut interviews, the documentary offers the viewpoint of the individuals who braved the remarkable journey to the moon and back. While compiling the material for the film, Reinert went through more than six million feet of film of these historic moments.
Central Cinema Nights is a movie screening in the Central Library’s Durwood Film Vault taking place Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Join us as we watch and discuss documentaries and feature films in a socially conscious setting, chosen to fit a monthly theme. This month’s theme: New Horizons. In celebration of the moon landing’s 50th anniversary, we are exploring the boundaries of the human experience and the endeavors taken to push those horizons a little bit farther.
Everyone is welcome! Movie screenings at the Central Library are always FREE and open to the public.