World Theatrical Premiere
Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee, 2018, 27 min
Friday, August 31st - Thursday, September 6th, 7:30pm
Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told solely by the Apollo 8 astronauts, the film recounts their experiences and memories and explores the beauty, awe, and grandeur of the Earth against the blackness of space. This iconic image had a powerful impact on the astronauts and the world, offering a perspective that transcended national, political, and religious boundaries. Told 50 years later, Earthrise compels us to remember this shift and to reflect on the Earth as a shared home.
My Dead Dad's Porno Tapes
Charlie Tyrell, 2018, 14 min
Filmmaker Charlie Tyrell seeks to better understand his emotionally distant late-father through the personal belongings he left behind... including a stack of VHS dirty movies. Narrated by David Wain.
David de Rozas, 2018, 16 min
GIVE explores collective representations of history, memory, and culture; where pasts, presents, and futures are molded by the blending of imagination, facts, and love.
Q&A with Earthrise director Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee, moderated by This American Life's David Kestenbaum, to follow screening on Wednesday, August 5th.
Co-Presented By The New York Times Op-Docs and POV Shorts