World premiere! It's 1968. America is a divided country living in constant tension and fear amidst a heated political landscape. On top of this, russia looks certain to beat the united states in the race to the moon. Nasa makes the risky decision to move up the timeline to orbit an american around the moon first. They have just 16 weeks to prepare, and chances of success vs. Disaster are evenly split. Along with true stories of the brave americans who planned and flew the mission, apollo 8 also tells the fictional stories of people moved and inspired by our first journey to the moon, all culminating in a triumphant and divine glimpse of who we are and who we were made to be.