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Friday 14th September 2018

The Dish

Free (No ticket required - First come first served)
7:00PM (Doors open 6.30PM)
OUTDOOR: Charlton House
Bring something to sit on and whatever you need to stay warm and dry

July 1969. Apollo 11’s astronauts will walk on the moon – and a huge satellite dish outside a sheep-farming Australian town has been chosen to beam the live footage globally. The whole world is depending on scientist Cliff Buxton (Sam Neill – Jurassic Park), who must steer the telescope’s eccentric crew through a sea of mishaps and disasters that threaten to spoil the small town’s finest hour.

 

Watching over them is a by-the-book NASA representative who can’t quite understand their quirky working methods. A comical culture clash erupts in this effortlessly funny tale of how history’s biggest televised event was almost cancelled. The Dish is a warm-hearted and hilarious comedy based on a true story of what the world didn’t see.

We will be joined by members of the Flamsteed Astronomy Society who will display some astronomy photographs and a telescope. The film itself will start around 7.30pm (when it starts to get dark enough) and the cafe will be open for drinks and snacks. Indoors screening if weather is poor.

Please note, this screening will have subtitles.

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Director
Rob Sitch
Certificate
12
Running Time
1hr 36mins
Year
2000
Country
Australia
Charlton House
Charlton House, Charlton Road , London, SE7 8RE United Kingdom
Phone:
020 8856 3951
Website:
https://www.greenwichheritage.org/visit/charlton-house

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