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Belfast - Ulster Museum

Apollo 11 Film Screening

Visual Arts
Location Belfast - Ulster Museum
Date 30 June 2022
Time 3:00PM
Age Family-friendly

Grab the popcorn and let the countdown begin! Join us for some epic film screenings at the Ulster Museum in Belfast, in partnership with Docs Ireland.

Join us for the family-friendly screening of Apollo 11 after it has been introduced by Oliver Jeffers himself! Oliver says this about the film:

“With a rare match of stunning 60’s film footage and over 11,000 hours of audio recordings heard over the waves at the time… I find Apollo 11 breathtaking… I find it painstakingly emphatic. It’s a beautiful film that showcases an emotional human crescendo of the greatest engineering achievement of the modern era – one that I believe has set the poetic tone of perspective ever since.”

Apollo 11 (run time: 1 hour & 33 minutes) is an amazing real-life documentary of NASA’s first moon landing with astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins. Using newly unearthed film footage and audio recordings this documentary goes deep behind the scenes of Apollo 11’s historic 1969 landing on the moon.

Another legendary space documentary, perhaps the best short documentary of all time - Powers of Ten – directed by Charles and Ray Eames, will also be screened following Apollo 11. CREDIT: Screened by permission © Eames Office, LLC (eamesoffice.com). All rights reserved.

This screening is part of Docs Ireland – Ireland’s biggest documentary film festival. More info and all events at docsireland.ie

Getting Here

This event will take place in the lecture theatre in the Ulster Museum which is located within Belfast's Botanic Gardens, next to Queen’s University.

The museum is accessible via public transport by bus: 8a/8/b/8c/8d from the Donegall Square East bus stop next to City Hall. If you are arriving by train, the nearby station is ‘Botanic’ — click here to plan your journey with Translink.

This event is delivered in partnership with Docs Ireland.

Image © Eames Office, LLC. (www.eamesoffice.com) All rights reserved.