Award Season Film: First Man (Thursday Evening)

12:00 am
The Grand
165 Main Street, Ellsworth, Maine, 04605

On Thursday February 28th at 6:00 pm and a special captioned matinee on Friday, March 1st at 1 pm, The Grand continues its weekly “Awards Season” series of recent Award-winning and nominated films sponsored by H&R Block of Ellsworth and Bucksport, presented on the giant Coastal Eye Care with an amazing film about astronaut Neil Armstrong- “First Man.” On the heels of their six-time Oscar-winning smash, “La La Land, Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for Universal Pictures’ “First Man,” the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie (nominated for this year’s Golden Globe for Best Original Score, Motion Picture) will explore the sacrifices and the cost on Armstrong and on the nation of one of the most dangerous missions in history. Claire Foy was nominated for this year’s Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress, Motion Picture and co-stars with Kyle Chandler and Corey Stoll. (2018. US 2 hrs, 18 min. Directed by Damien Chazelle. PG-13.) Tickets for this General Admission presentation are $8 for Adults, $7 for Seniors/Students (15 and under) and $6 Grand Members (as well as Matinee screenings). For more information on this or other Grand events, please call the box office at 207-667-9500 or visit The Grand website at or follow The Grand on Facebook.

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