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Movie Nights: Apollo 11
June 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Our guest from the Air and Space Museum will be speaking shortly after 8:00 pm.
The film starts shortly after sunset (8:34 pm)
We’ll be joined by an expert from the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum to talk about the moon landing and answer questions. We will also have telescopes available for guided stargazing.
In May 2017, unreleased 70 mm footage from the launch and recovery of Apollo 11 was discovered and has been crafted into this brand new documentary. The large-format footage includes scenes from Launch Complex 39, spectators present for the launch, the launch of the Saturn V rocket, the recovery of astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins and the Apollo 11 command module, and post-mission efforts aboard the USS Hornet. The documentary includes this footage alongside conventional footage from 35 and 16 mm film, still photography, and closed-circuit television footage. (source: Wikipedia)
About Adams Morgan Movie Nights
Recently listed in 100 Things to Do in Washington, DC Before You Die, this is our flagship event of the year.
Our outdoor film series continues the rich cultural history of the community – the classic theaters of Adams Morgan were once the place to go to see first-run Hollywood films. Movie Nights brings residents and visitors together, activating the Adams Morgan neighborhood. We kick off the series with a family friendly animated feature, then continue with an eclectic mix of award-winning, classic, and independent films shown on five Tuesdays in May and June. Our movie series attracts thousands of people for one of Washington’s favorite summer traditions: films under the stars.