Gravitas Ventures has acquired worldwide rights for Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo, a documentary that has yet to premiere at this year’s South by Southwest Film Festival. The distributor is planning a theatrical and VOD release on April 14.
Mission Control revisits the early days of the Apollo program, including the Apollo 1 fire and, the Mercury and Gemini missions, and the Moon landings. The documentary will feature archival footage of NASA’s humble beginnings and the teams’ early days working on the moon mission, alongside interviews with the team behind the moon landing.
The film is directed by David Fairhead and is produced by Keith Haviland and Gareth Dodds.