What's Going On up There?
|What's going on up there?|
|Directed by||Maryanne Galvin|
|Produced by||Maryanne Galvin|
|Written by||Maryanne Galvin|
|Narrated by||Leonard Nimoy|
|Distributed by||Forward In Time; http://SpaceChannel.TV|
|Country||USA and Japan|
What's going on up there? is a one-hour documentary film by film maker Dr. Maryanne Galvin explores the topic of why space and space exploration is important from a number of perspectives, by considering the question "What's going on up there?" Featuring a voice introduction by Leonard Nimoy and interviews with scientists and scholars at MIT, Yale, Sydney University, and UC San Francisco, attorneys, authors, entrepreneurs, economist, environmentalists, filmmakers, youngsters and average citizens—even a college student in Kuwait who wants to be the first Muslim woman in space—this in-your-face documentary offers conversations on all sides of the space debate.
Awards and festival screenings
In competition at:
- the Beverly Hills HD Film Festival on December 31, 2006, LA, California;
- San Diego International Children's Film Festival, April 22, 2007 Balboa Park
- The Delray Beach Film Festival, March 17, 2007
- DC Independent Film Festival, Washington DC, March 5, 2007
- Yuri's Night April 13, 2007 at NASA-Ames, Mountain View, California
- IndieCan Film Festival, Toronto Canada May 10–12, 2007
- "What's going on up there? website". Retrieved 5 November 2012.
- What's Going On up There? on IMDb
- "Dr. Galvin's film website". Retrieved 5 November 2012.
- "Promotional page for the premiere in Valenica, Spain". Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-19.
- "Promotional flyer (PDF)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-19.
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