In 1969, Commander Neil Armstrong became the first man on the moon. This scene, broadcast in every television of the Western world, incarnated the faith of our civilization in technology and science during the Cold War era. In the same year, one of the most feared serial killers of America, Charles Manson, was arrested. His arrest marked the milestone of the end of the hippie-era, the end of Martin Luther King’s dream…

In Man’s on Moon, Mario Asef cuts together sequences from the Apollo 17 Mission and audio extracts from Charles Manson interviews, reflecting on the social dynamics that lead to an ontological discussion of truth and reality.

duration: 7’ 30’’ min / system: Pal - Color / audio: Stereo Digital

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