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The Last Man on the Moon

Win­ner of 2016 Hous­ton Film Crit­ics Texas Inde­pen­dent Film Award and Best Doc­u­men­tary at 2015 New­port Beach Film Fes­ti­val 

The Last Man on the Moon (direct­ed by Mark Craig) tells the sto­ry of one man’s part in mankind’s great­est adven­ture. When Apol­lo astro­naut Eugene Cer­nan stepped off the moon in 1972 he left his foot­prints and his daughter’s ini­tials in the lunar dust. Only now, forty years lat­er, is he ready to share his epic but deeply per­son­al sto­ry. Cernan’s burn­ing ambi­tion car­ried him to the spec­tac­u­lar and haz­ardous envi­ron­ment of space and to the moon. But there was a heavy price to pay for the fame and priv­i­lege that fol­lowed. As his wife famous­ly remarked, “If you think going to the moon is hard, try stay­ing at home.” The film com­bines rare archive mate­r­i­al and com­pelling Visu­al FX to present an icon­ic his­tor­i­cal character’s sto­ry of love, loss and burn­ing adven­ture. To be the first to enter the cos­mos, to engage, sin­gle-hand­ed, in an unprece­dent­ed duel with nature—could one dream of any­thing more?

Released in 2014
Run­ning time: 99 min­utes
Explor­ers and Adven­tures