Movie Matinee: The Right Stuff | SF
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Jewish Community Center of SF | 3200 California St, San Francisco, CA
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Adapted from Tom Wolfe’s best-selling book, The Right Stuff recounts the beginnings of the United States’ space program, focusing on the original astronauts for Project Mercury, the country’s first human spaceflight program. This beautiful epic covers about 15 years, highlighting the astronauts’ arduous training, the challenges and dangers they faced, and their complex personal lives. The Oscar-winning film, directed by Philip Kaufman, stars Ed Harris, Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Dennis Quaid and Barbara Hershey.