Closing Night: APOLLO 10½: A Space Age Childhood

Festival 2022
United States | East Coast Premiere
Animation, Richard Linklater; 2022, 97 min
Recommended Ages: 13+
In English
Apollo 10 ½: A Space Age Childhood tells the story of the first moon landing in the summer of 1969 from two interwoven perspectives – the astronaut and mission control view of the triumphant moment, and through the eyes of a kid growing up in Houston, Texas who has intergalactic dreams of his own. Taking inspiration from Academy Award-nominated® filmmaker Richard Linklater’s own life, this snapshot of American life in the 1960s is part coming-of-age, part societal commentary, and part out-of-this-world adventure. Note: this film is rated PG-13 by the MPAA

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