2019’s Apollo 11 documentary looks like a must-watch film but is it available online in the UK?

Todd Douglas Miller’s Apollo 11 film looks to be one of the cinematic treats of 2019.

Miller’s documentary, which re-tells the story of the Apollo 11 mission by using restored footage from the time, has received widespread critical acclaim and is an absolute must-watch with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing itself coming up on July 21st this year. 

But can we watch Apollo 11 online here in the UK?

What’s Apollo 11 (2019) all about?

Unsurprisingly, Apollo 11 tells the story of the legendary mission to put a man on the moon. 

However, unlike First Man, the Damian Chezel directed and Ryan Gosling starring Hollywood effort, Miller’s Apollo 11 is a documentary made using only footage from the time.

Miller’s production team worked with NASA on the project and managed to unearth some never-before-seen footage, shot on 70mm film, when researching the film and collating footage back in 2017.

The historic find, which also includes footage shot on more traditional 16 and 35mm film, was painstakingly put together to create this new documentary.

Todd Douglas Miller and his team poured over 11,000 hours worth of footage in order to create their new film with the footage they did use all converted and restored digitally in a similar style to that seen in Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old documentary. 

But can we watch Apollo 11 online here in the UK and legally so?

How to watch Apollo 11 online?

At the time of writing, there does not seem to be a way of legally watching Todd Douglas Miller’s Apollo 11 documentary online here in the UK.

Netflix’s best space offering is Ron Howard’s Apollo 13 starring Tom Hanks.

Meanwhile, Amazon Prime Video has Apollo 11 available to pre-order but it is not possible to watch the film there yet.

Why is this the case?

The simple reason behind Apollo 11’s no-show online is because the film is currently out in cinemas across the UK. 

In time, the film will likely make its way onto the varying streaming sites but as things stand we’ve got a bit of a wait on our hands.

The DVD and Blu-Ray for Todd Miller’s Apollo 11 meanwhile is set for release here in the UK on November 4, 2019.

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