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Join us in the OMNIMAX® Theater to watch one of our newest films Apollo 11: First Steps Edition followed by a presentation by Film Director Todd Douglas Miller paired with a gourmet dinner. Apollo 11: First Steps Edition is a thrilling cinematic experience that showcases the real-life moments of humankind’s first steps on the Moon. The footage of this film includes stunning shots of the launch, the inside of Mission Control, and recovery and post-mission activities recently discovered in the NASA archives.

Todd DouglasTodd Douglas Miller is best known for his Emmy® award-winning film, Dinosaur 13, which premiered at Sundance in 2014. His other films include Gahanna Bill, Scaring the Fish and The Last Steps. He is the founder and co-owner of Statement Pictures, based in Brooklyn, New York, which produces feature films and documentaries, as well as large format/IMAX films for science centers and museums. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, and lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and three children.


Event highlights include:

  • 45-minute documentary film Apollo 11: First Steps Edition in the OMNIMAX Theater, which provides an immersive experience that brings the film to life
  • Presentation by Film Director, Todd Douglas Miller
  • Two complimentary drink tickets
  • Dinner buffet inspired by the film
  • Free Parking at the McDonnell Planetarium Lot (Entrance on Planetarium side only)



  • 5:30 – 6:00 PM | Patron reception with Todd Douglas Miller
  • 6:00 PM | General Admission Doors Open
  • 6:00 PM | Doors open to OMNIMAX for Patrons – Third Floor Level
  • 6:15 PM | Doors open to OMNIMAX for General Admission – Second Floor Level
  • 6:30 PM | Film Starts
  • 7:45 PM | Dinner Starts
  • 8:00 PM| Presentation and Q&A
  • 9:00 PM | Event Ends




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April 25
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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