Pick of the Day (Tomorrow Edition): Lunarchy!

Thought I’d give you a heads up about this 2012 Canadian documentary by Simon Ennis as it’s only screening at the RPL Theatre on Thursday at 9 p.m. and Friday at 7 p.m.

At the start, Ennis and co-producer Jonas Bell Pasht intended to make a relatively straightforward documentary about the various ways that the moon has captured humanity’s imagination throughout recorded history. But as they delved into the subject they discovered a thriving subculture of people with a fascination for all things lunar — including one man who through a loophole he discovered in the 1967 U.N. Outer Space Treaty claims to own the moon.

I went looking for a trailer on YouTube but couldn’t find one so here’s the video for Bjork’s 2011 tune “Moon”:

Author: Gregory Beatty

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