|Directed by||Simon Ennis|
|Produced by||Jonas Bell Pasht, Ron Mann, Jonah Bekhor|
|Starring||Alan Bean, Prof. Jaymie Matthews, Christopher Carson, Peter Kokh, Dennis Hope|
|Edited by||Matt Lyon|
Citizen Jones Production
|Distributed by||Global Screen|
|Running time||80 minutes|
Lunarcy! is a 2012 Canadian documentary film directed by Simon Ennis, and produced by Jonas Bell Pasht, Ron Mann, Jonah Bekhor. The film premiered at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival on September 8, 2012 and was distributed worldwide through German Screen. The film draws from a cast of real people who each have a unique connection to the moon, including an astronaut who once walked on the moon and a person who claims personal ownership of the moon.
One of the characters in this documentary is Professor Jaymie Matthews, an astrophysics professor at the University of British Columbia. At age 13 he lied about his age to be selected as the Youth Ambassador from Canada for the 1972 launch of Apollo 17. After the launch, the United States sent 13-year old Matthews Canada's $5 million Apollo 17 Goodwill Moon Rock, which he kept under his bed for months. Upon recovering the rock from Matthews, Canada lost track of it for decades, incorrectly believing it to have been stolen.
- Alan Bean
- Apollo 18 (film)
- Colonization of the Moon
- Moon tree
- Sex on the Moon
- Stolen and missing moon rocks#Theft of NASA rocks
- The Case of the Missing Moon Rocks
- Joseph Gutheinz
- Foreman, Liza (22 August 2012). "Toronto title 'Lunarcy' takes flight with Global Screen". Reuters. Retrieved 2012-09-08.
- http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/move-guide/Documentary+sends+year+over+moon/7348785/story.html Documentary Sends 13 year-old over the moon. The Vancouver Sun, Mark Leiren-Young, October 5, 2012.
- http://www.monstersandcritics.com/movies/reviews/article_1710922.php/Lunarcy-%E2%80%93-Movie-Review , “Lunarcy-Movie Review”, by Anne Brodie, M&C, February 6, 2013
- http://arts.nationalpost.com/2013/02/08/lunarcy-reviewed-the-moon-rocks/“Lunarcy!, Reviewed: The Moon Rocks”, by Chris Knight, The National Post (Canada) February 8, 2013
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