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Sun Screens Movie: “Apollo 13”

Sunday, August 26, 2  p.m.

Keep cool with a series of Sunday matinees featuring movies linked to Florida. We’ll supply the popcorn, along with fascinating facts about each film, hosted by Joy Wallace Dickinson of the Orlando Sentinel’s Florida Flashback feature. After the movie, we’ll also have the opportunity for a short behind-the-scenes discussion with an expert about the subject of each film.

Featured Film: “Apollo 13” (1995)

For director Ron Howard and the cast including Tom Hanks, realism was the name of the game. The real-life story on which the film was based was suspenseful enough on its own to enthrall an audience, even though its outcome was hardly a secret. Astronaut James Lovell appears in a cameo.

Our featured speaker will be Emilee Speck, a journalist, videographer, web editor, Pluto enthusiast, and Florida Space Coast native. She is a digital multimedia journalist at WKMG News 6, where she covers space, breaking news, and all things Central Florida. Prior to joining WKMG, Emilee worked at the Orlando Sentinel, re-launching the Sentinel’s online space coverage. Before returning to Central Florida, she worked at the Naples Daily News and the National Press Foundation in Washington, D.C.

There’s nothing like seeing a movie the old-fashioned way: with a group of fellow movie fans. The series is free for members!

Popcorn and beverages will be provided.

Members FREE; Non-members $8. To reserve your place, click here.

Note: TEMPERATURES ARE USUALLY COOL IN THE MUSEUM. A LIGHT JACKET OR SWEATER IS RECOMMENDED.