Mark Armstrong and his daughter Kali, celebrated his father Neil Armstrong’s legacy and the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing at the World Premiere of ARMSTRONG, last night (2 July) in London.
Mark was joined by host Dara Ó Briain and special Q&A guests, Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE (BBC Sky At Night), Nicole Stott (NASA astronaut) and the film’s director David Fairhead.
The special One Night Only screenings on Tuesday 9th July feature exclusive footage from the World premiere plus the Q&A will be shown in cinemas across the UK & Ireland, for all to commemorate 50 years since mankind’s greatest achievement.
Local cinema listings and ticket details can be found at armstrongfilm.co.uk
Featuring the voice of Harrison Ford and from the filmmakers of box-office hit Spitfire, ARMSTRONG is the extraordinary and unique story of a quiet, determined man who became an aviator, astronaut, husband, father and reluctant hero. Including exclusive interviews with his family, fellow astronauts and aviators and those who knew him in his youth and later life,
Mark and Rick Armstrong commented; “We were delighted to collaborate with the filmmakers on this wonderful portrait of our Dad. We hope that audiences enjoy the opportunity to see some very rare footage of him and to share in celebrating his memory and his achievements.”
ARMSTRONG is in cinemas across the UK and Ireland for one night only on July 9, with exclusive content from the World Premiere hosted by Dara Ó Briain alongside Mark Armstrong, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock and Director David Fairhead.
Dramatic, moving & deeply human, this is the definitive story of Neil Armstrong – the first man on the Moon.
Narrated by Harrison Ford, and featuring breath-taking NASA footage, re-mastered archive material and never-before-seen home movie footage, this intimate and often surprising documentary, tells the incredible untold story of a determined family man who became a reluctant world icon.
ARMSTRONG also includes major interviews with his family, an exceptional cast of fellow astronauts and aviators, those who knew him in his youth and later life, together with newly filmed sequences at some of the key locations from his life story.