A 90-minute historic movie will be screened from tomorrow at the
Event Cinema at Maroochydore Sunshine Plaza.
Directed by Todd Douglas Miller, it is, in reality, a cinematic event
that has been in the making for the past 50 years. Apparently, old 65mm movie film has been
unearthed from the bowels of NASA’s archives, along with 11,000 hours of
The movie is titled simply Apollo 11. It tells the story of the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing mission from the perspective of the astronauts themselves and the team of mission controllers in Houston Texas, along with the millions of observers on earth. Screened in the large screen VMax Cinema in Maroochydore, patrons can experience first hand those five momentous days when astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins left the safety of Earth to orbit and land upon the surface of the moon and return safely again to Earth.