Join us for a drive-in movie event at the Madison Mallards Duck Pond in collaboration with the Wisconsin Science Festival!
• Friday night (10/16) will be out of this world with a space-themed double feature showcasing the blockbuster films Hidden Figures (5:30 p.m.) and Apollo 13 (8:30 p.m.). Attend either or both! Did you know it is the 25th anniversary year of Apollo 13 film?!?
Don’t forget to check out a related panel talk happening during the Science Festival: NASA at the Movies: A Conversation with Filmmaking and Special Effects Experts – Saturday October 17th 2PM.
Register to attend as spaces are limited (REGISTER HERE).
• Cost is FREE and attendees will receive an official Wisconsin Science Festival pint glass (one per household while supplies last) as well as the chance to win other great prizes!
• Bathrooms and concessions will be available (masks required when outside of vehicles).
• Gates and concessions open 1 hour prior to showtime (Gates open at 7:45 p.m. for Apollo 13).
ABOUT THE FILMS:
|4:30 p.m. Gates/ Concessions|
|5:30 p.m. Movie||Hidden Figures: The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.|
|7:45 p.m. Gates|
|8:30 p.m. Movie||Apollo 13: NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.|