Chattanooga Film Festival: Destination: Moon (2022)

Inspired by David Boone’s 1980 movie Invasion of the Aluminum People, this shot on Super 8 concerns two would-be astronauts getting ready to be part of the space race as two illuminated glasses-wearing secret men watch on as they sit before the earnest gaze of Bonzo and Reagan.

At one point, getting off Earth seemed like a good idea. Hell, it still seems like a good idea right now. And yet fifty-plus years past landing on the moon, we don’t really go back, like a theme park we saw enough of. I mean, you landed on it, planted a flag, hit a golf ball, what else can you do?

Nathaniel Hendricks also wrote a movie called Butt Fiesta, a movie in which a magic hat allows a man to have a very special episode-style flashback to the good and bad times his rear end has had. I think knowing that is reason enough for you to try this short.

You can watch the films of the Chattanooga Film Festiva for half price now until Wednesday. Get your badge right here.

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