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China's first manned mission to the Moon reveals the Apollo 11 cover-up that mankind has never been alone.

Director:

Adam Starr

Writer:

Mark Lund
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Cast

Credited cast:
Angelina Spicer ... Secretary of State Elisabeth Seward
Jeffrey Phillips Jeffrey Phillips ... President Robert Anderson
Zebulun Huling ... Cedric
Lindy Nettleton Lindy Nettleton ... Prime Minister Allison Colby
Mark Lund ... Steven Johnson
Marianne Phinney Marianne Phinney ... Susan Anderson
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Michael Anthony Coppola ... Secret Service Agent (as Michael Coppola)
Gregg Creeden Gregg Creeden ... Chief of Staff
Steven Dennis Steven Dennis ... Secret Service Agent
Dan Fontaine Dan Fontaine ... Secret Service Agent
Cynthia Grenier Cynthia Grenier ... Woman on Beach
Tara Groccia Tara Groccia ... Anchor
John F. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)
Jeremy Lamprey Jeremy Lamprey ... Secret Service Agent
Kristi Lynn ... Aide to the Prime Minister (as Kristi Drake)
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Storyline

In the early 1960's NASA discovered a vast and advanced civilization on the Moon with their first space probes. While this civilization was able to shield itself from all Earth-based visual detection devices, President Kennedy's speech from 1961 that declared the intent to "Put a man on the Moon and return him safely to the Earth" was not designed as a space race with the Soviet Union, but to secretly establish contact with this newly discovered civilization. This discovery was classified and false images from the Moon were transmitted during all the Apollo missions. When the Earth mission of this new civilization was discovered, political forces demanded that President Nixon end manned missions to the Moon in 1972. First World commences in the year 2018 when the Chinese government announces it is making its first manned mission to the Moon within 24 hours. What does this civilization represent? Why was it covered up? Who knows about its existence? What is their mission? And what ... Written by Mark Lund

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The Revelation of Mankind

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Short | Action | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 2009 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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$16,000 (estimated)
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Color
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The producers contacted The Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC, for exterior footage only to be told that none existed. The producers had the exterior of the hotel custom shot for First World. Elisabeth's apartment was actually filmed at The Hotel Commonwealth in Boston, Mass. See more »

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Cedric: Do you think they can do it?
Secretary of State Elisabeth Seward: If they don't, the Soviets probably will. But we have time.
Cedric: Time isn't the issue. Discovery is one thing, but our mission is quite another.
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Very Interesting and Nicely Made.
6 March 2008 | by akharestanSee all my reviews

First World is an interesting short film filled with mystery and intrigue. I have been to three screenings of this short and they all have been filled with inquisitive sci-fi fans loving every minute of this movie. At the end the crowd enjoys getting involved in a discussion about the events in the movie with Mark Lund, the creator /writer/ producer of this project. First World has a great plot, superb acting especially by Lindy Nettleton and Angelina Spicer, an exciting film score and killer special effects considering the movies budget. Over all I enjoyed watching First World at the various screenings I have been to and am looking forward to the long version of this exciting short film.


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