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SUNDAY SCREENING: ‘Project Mercury’ (2020)

Our weekly documentary film curated by the editorial team at 21WIRE.

From its beginning in the Second World War, rocket technology honed by Nazi Germany and then exfiltrated to the United States, thus providing the beginnings of the US space program. Just in time for the Cold War, with Washington and NASA locked into an epic competition with is geopolitical rival the Soviet Union. This independent documentary project compiles what is perhaps the most extensive and detailed vérité depiction of this groundbreaking phase in modern space exploration. Watch: 

Run time: 2 hrs 32 min
Homemade Documentaries (2020)

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