MOON BEAT’s Kevin Stirling to Appear on C-SPAN Washington Journal

Filmmaker To Discuss Award-Winning Apollo XI Documentary on Wed, Dec 2
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2009 - PRLog -- Washington, DC -- Filmmaker Kevin Stirling, the director/producer of ‘Moon Beat’ the award-winning documentary film which recalls the 1960’s space race featuring top news reporters and senior NASA officials, will appear on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal this Wednesday, December 2 at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss the film. C-SPAN is available on most cable networks.

Moon Beat recalls President John F. Kennedy’s call to go to the moon, and the onset of the 1960s space race with the Soviet Union, leading to the 1969 flight of Apollo XI. The documentary revisits the events from the POV of the top news reporters who covered and wrote about the U.S. space program for many years including: John Noble Wilford,
New York Times, Al Neuharth, Founder, USA Today, Reg Turnill, BBC Aerospace Correspondent, George Alexander, Newsweek and Joe Morgenstern, Film Critic, The Wall Street Journal and many others.

The award-winning film also features interviews with senior NASA officials including Hugh W. Harris, Former Director of NASA Public Affairs and Jack King (Voice of Apollo) who is best remembered for his exhilarating Apollo launch countdowns by millions of Apollo enthusiasts around the world.

Moon Beat, won the 2009 Special Jury Remi Award at the 42nd Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival. WorldFest-Houston is one of the oldest and largest film & video competitions in the world.

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1399582/

WorldFest Houston is the oldest Independent Film & Video Festival in the World, the festival that discovered Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Ang Lee, John Lee Hancock, Randall Kleiser, Ridley Scott, Robert Rodriguez, Robert Townsend, The Coen Brothers, Spike Lee, Oliver Stone and David Lynch with their very first awards. Others include: The Coen Brothers, Bryan De Palma, Jonathan Demme, Michael Demme, Spike Lee, George Lucas, David Lynch, Paul Mazursky, Oliver Stone, and hundreds more.


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Moon Beat: http://www.moonbeatthemovie.com
C-SPAN: www.cspan.org

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