2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

A Space Program

Thursday, March 19
3:00PM - 4:12PM

Alamo Lamar C
1120 S Lamar Blvd

In A Space Program, acclaimed artist Tom Sachs takes us on an intricately handmade journey to the red planet, providing audiences with an intimate, first person look into his studio and methods.  The film is both a piece of art in its own right and a recording of Sachs’ incredible piece, Space Program 2.0: MARS, which opened at New York’s Park Avenue Armory in 2012.  For Space Program 2.0: MARS, Tom and his team built an entire space program guided by the philosophy of bricolage: something constructed or created from a diverse range of available things.  They ultimately sent two female astronauts to Mars in search of the answer to humankind’s ultimate question… are we alone?

Section: Special Events
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2015
Runtime: 72min

Director: Van Neistat

Producer: Tom Sachs, Erum Shah, Hailey Gates

Screenwriter: Van Neistat, Tom Sachs

Cinematographer: Van Neistat

Editor: Ian Holden

Production Designer: Tom Sachs Studio

Sound Designer: Gene Park & Dylan Marcus

Music: Grey Gersten

Principal Cast: Sam Ratanarat, Mary Eannarino, Tom Sachs, Evan Murphy, Chris Beeston, Pat McCarthy, Nick Doyle, Kevin Hand, Jeff Lurie, Jared Vandeusen


Van Neistat is a film maker who lives in New York City.

Sales Agent: Liesl Copland at WME

Public Film Contact
Erum Shah
Cinderblock Productions
(212) 226-5211

Publicity Contact
Sylvia Desrochers



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