Yuri’s Night Vienna 2009
1961, on the 12th of April, the first human – Juri Gagarin – orbited the Earth. This event is celebrated every year in a world-wide event. The Schikaneder cinema shows two exclusive movies, experts will present a show discussing the influences on society, politics or law which arose from this first flight. Current space flight will also be presented. These events are embedded in the “YURI’S NIGHT PARTY” which takes place at the bar.
18:00: DIE WIEDERKEHR DES MARS – THE RETURN OF MARS
(Sebastian Voltmer, D 2008, 58 Min)
The director and amateur astronomer Sebastian Voltmer graduated from the art school Kassel with distinction with this movie.
19:00: JURI GAGARIN UND DER BEGINN DER BEMANNTEN RAUMFAHRT – JURI GAGARIN AND THE BEGINNING OF HUMAN SPACE FLIGHT
Space Show, duration: approximately 60 min (hosted by Johannes Grenzfurthner/monochrom)
22:20: IM SCHATTEN DES MONDES – IN THE MOON’S SHADOW
(David Sington, GB/USA 2007, 99 Min)
Astronauts from the Apollo programme talk about their experiences – 40 years after flying to the moon. The documentary has won several awards and will be shown fort he first time in Austria!