Ep 75: “Apollo 11” (2019 Documentary)

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We land on “Apollo 11” and discuss:

  • cinema verite vs direct cinema;
  • power of editing;
  • celluloid vs digital;
  • and a plethora of more things such as this.

Clip of the Day:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ouRbkBAOGEw

Notes & References:
Vanity Fair article & video
Space.com featurette
Wiki: Direct Cinema vs Cinema Verité
Todd Douglas Miller detailing cameras, footage, scanning, et al – says it’s 10-perf 70mm film capturing the close-ups of the launch (not 35mm as I supposed)
Article Interview with Todd Douglas Miller
Pythagoras, Anaxagoras, and Aristotle knew the Earth was round
Ancient Greeks knew the Earth was spherical
Wikipedia overview documents the stages of ancient discovery of the Earth’s rounded nature

This Week’s Recommendations:

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