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Real-life Apollo astronauts star in Sundance winner

Dec. 3, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Kalamazoo Film Society presents "In the Shadow of the Moon," winner of this year's Sundance Audience Award, Friday through Sunday, Dec. 7-9, in the Little Theatre at Western Michigan University.

Show times for "In the Shadow of the Moon" are 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday; 4:30, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2:30 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 and $3 for students.

Between 1968 and 1972, nine American spacecraft traveled to the Moon. Twelve men walked on its surface. The stunning "In the Shadow of the Moon" brings surviving crew members from each of the Apollo missions together for the first time. Against the backdrop of archived footage from the 12 voyages, some previously unreleased, these men recount the riveting stories of the Apollo missions in detail, the way they remember them.

"In the Shadow of the Moon" is shown in English. The 2007 film has a run time of 100 minutes and is rated PG for some offensive language and brief violent images.

The Little Theatre is located at the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver Street on WMU's East Campus. Free off-street parking is available behind the theatre. For more information, visit www.kalfilmsociety.net, contact the Kalamazoo Film Society at kalfilmsociety@yahoo.com, or call the Little Theatre movie line at (269) 387-8221.

Media contact: Tonya Hernandez, (269) 387-8400, tonya.hernandez@wmich.edu

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