June 12th - 18th, 2009 CINEMA VILLAGE 22 East 12th St (between University Pl & 5th Ave) NYC http://www.cinemavillage.com/chc/cv/ 5 screenings per day - Q&As with Filmmakers, Mark Devlin and guest astrophysicists
Famous filmmaker Werner Herzog visits the BLAST team in Antarctica.
BLAST!, a spectacular and suspenseful story of space exploration, premieres in NYC at the IFC Center on June 11th and Cinema Village June 12th - 18th. Our goal is to get people of all ages excited about science!
BLAST! is astrophysics Indiana Jones style! Five-time Emmy winner, Paul Devlin, follows his brother, Mark Devlin, PhD to five continents, from the Arctic to the Antarctic to launch a revolutionary new telescope on a NASA high-altitude balloon. They hope to look back in time to reveal a hidden Universe of never-before-seen starburst galaxies. From catastrophic failure to transcendent triumph, their adventure reveals the surprising real life of scientists.