Science.Art.Film 2023: Exploring The Moon
Travel back to the 1960s and 1970 with two critically acclaimed short documentary chronicling the Apollo missions.
Head back in time to the 1960s and 70s with this Canberra premiere screening of 2 critically acclaimed short documentaries chronicling the Apollo missions.
Thrillingly told using never-before-seen archival footage and audio recordings, Apollo 11 Quarantine (Todd Douglas Miller, 2021, 23 mins) takes you through what happened to NASA's most celebrated mission – the first to land humans on the Moon – after returning to Earth.
The Last Steps (Todd Douglas Miller, 2016, 21 mins) will show the last time humans have left the Moon, and what we may see when we go back.
This screening will be introduced by producer Stephen Slater, who supplied much of the previously unseen footage and recordings of the Apollo missions.
The event will be moderated by Dr Brad Tucker and Dr Anna-Sophie Jürgens.
Brad Tucker is an Astrophysicist/Cosmologist. He’s leading programs using the NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope and TESS to understand why and how stars blow up. He’s also building a network of ultraviolet telescopes in the upper atmosphere and a search to find Planet 9. He is also interested in how science-fiction increases awareness, inspiration and knowledge of these topics.
Anna-Sophie Jürgens is a Lecturer in Popular Entertainment Studies at the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (ANU). Her research explores the cultural meanings of science.
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