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50th Anniversary Film Screenings: The Day We Walked on the Moon
July 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
You’re invited to join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Moon landing for a screening of Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon!
Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019
Show Times: 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.
Location: Performance Theater, Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Tickets: FREE! (No RSVP is NEEDED for FILM Showings on June 20; however, if you plan to attend the film screening on June 25th please RSVP.)
About the Film Screening
As an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum has the unique opportunity to partner with our friends at the Smithsonian on a plethora of exciting endeavors, including this one!
The new documentary The Day We Walked on the Moon will be screened in 50 Smithsonian Institution-affiliated museums across the country on the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing.
The museum will host several free screenings of the film on the day of the 50th anniversary — Saturday, July 20, every hour from 11:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m.. We will also host an evening screening on Thursday, July 25. Mini Moon Pies, courtesy of the Moon Pie company, and Tang will be on hand while supplies last!
Half a century after humanity’s historic first step on the Moon, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum is hosting a screening of Smithsonian Channel’s The Day We Walked on the Moon.
Astronauts (including Michael Collins, the third member of the Apollo 11 mission), members of Mission Control (including Flight Director Gene Kranz, Capsule Communicator Charles Duke and Guidance Officer Steve Bales) and the children of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin reveal their personal stories behind the scenes of that iconic day.
Pop culture notables like Queen guitarist and doctor of astrophysics Brian May and television personality and professor of physics Brian Cox describe where they were and what they felt during that “One Small Step.” It’s a story that ranges from the deeply personal to the grand and historic, an in-depth look at one of the most important 24-hour periods in history.
The Day We Walked on the Moon will continue to air on Smithsonian Channel throughout the month and is available to stream on the Smithsonian Channel app and at SmithsonianChannel.com. Smithsonian Channel is available on all major television distributors.